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outland

[ noun out-land; adjective out-land, -luhnd ]
/ noun ˈaʊtˌlænd; adjective ˈaʊtˌlænd, -lənd /
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noun
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.
adjective
outlying, as districts.
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Origin of outland

before 950; Middle English; Old English ūtland.See out-, land
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British Dictionary definitions for outland

outland

adjective (ˈaʊtˌlænd, -lənd)
outlying or distant
archaic foreign; alien
noun (ˈaʊtˌlænd)
(usually plural) the outlying areas of a country or region
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