- Usually outlands. the outlying districts or remote regions of a country; provinces: a name unknown in the outlands.
- (formerly) the outlying land of a feudal estate, usually granted to tenants.
- a foreign land.
- outlying, as districts.
Origin of outland
Related Words for outlandbucolic, rural, idyllic, agrarian, rustic, provincial, pastoral, backwoods, agricultural, primitive, picturesque, homey, simple, austere, verdant, country, arcadian, sylvan, natural, homespun
Examples from the Web for outland
Historical Examples of outland
Suffer it not that Brighteyes be cut down of northerners and outland men.Eric Brighteyes
H. Rider Haggard
Might I trouble you, Sir, to tell us the nearest way to Outland!
There has been no such Vice in Outland for many a long year, as he would be!
So I suggested that he might do it by doubling the value of every coin and bank-note in Outland.
The wedding was to have been this morning at ten in the Outland King's cathedral.The Flower Princess
Abbie Farwell Brown
- outlying or distant
- archaic foreign; alien
- (usually plural) the outlying areas of a country or region