/ (ˈuːtrəm) /

  1. Sir James. 1803–63, British soldier and administrator in India; he participated in the relief of Lucknow (1857) during the Indian Mutiny

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How to use Outram in a sentence

  • In the rear came Whitaker, with Lance Outram, as men of especial trust, to whom the covering the retreat was confided.

    Peveril of the Peak | Sir Walter Scott
  • Outram was not only prepared, he was most anxious to do this.

    The Disputed V.C. | Frederick P. Gibbon
  • Outram had studied it from below, however, and was confident that it could be negotiated.

    Among the Canadian Alps | Lawrence J. Burpee
  • In 1800 Benjamin Outram used stones for sleepers, and improved (p. 289) rails—hence "tramways."

  • Emulous of the deeds of Napier and Outram, Burton now thought he saw a career of military glory awaiting him.