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outstation

[ out-stey-shuhn ]

noun

  1. a post, station, or settlement in a remote or outlying area.


outstation

/ ˈaʊtˌsteɪʃən /

noun

  1. a station or post in a remote region
  2. in a radio network, any station other than the base station
  3. a station set up independently of the head station of a large sheep or cattle farm
  4. outstation movement
    outstation movement the programme to resettle native Australians on their tribal lands


adverb

  1. (in Malaysia) away from (the speaker's) town or area

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Word History and Origins

Origin of outstation1

First recorded in 1835–45; out- + station

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