- of or relating to law outside of local jurisdiction.
- of or relating to another jurisdiction, as of another nation or state.
Origin of foreign
Examples from the Web for foreignness
Beyond that, however, he is doubly affected by his foreignness.
She hesitated, feeling a distaste for their foreignness, and for the fussy, effusive smilingness of the madame.Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield
The foreignness as an asset overcame his objection to the French, and “an actress” also sounded unconventional.George Borrow|Edward Thomas
It is, of course, the indigenous birds of a country that emphasise its foreignness far more than its people.Roving East and Roving West|E. V. Lucas