outer space

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  1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.

Origin of outer space

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby outer space

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How to use outer space in a sentence

  • It was the beginning of the discovery that the Earth had been invaded by 10 such creatures from outer space.

    Ten From Infinity | Paul W. Fairman

British Dictionary definitions for outer space

outer space

  1. (not in technical usage) any region of space beyond the atmosphere of the earth

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