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outstation

[ out-stey-shuhn ]
/ ˈaʊtˌsteɪ ʃən /
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noun
a post, station, or settlement in a remote or outlying area.
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Origin of outstation

First recorded in 1835–45; out- + station
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British Dictionary definitions for outstation

outstation
/ (ˈaʊtˌsteɪʃən) /

noun
a station or post in a remote region
in a radio network, any station other than the base station
Australian a station set up independently of the head station of a large sheep or cattle farm
outstation movement Australian the programme to resettle native Australians on their tribal lands
adverb
(in Malaysia) away from (the speaker's) town or area
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