outstation

outstation

[out-stey-shuhn]
noun
a post, station, or settlement in a remote or outlying area.

Origin:
1835–45; out- + station

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outstation (ˈaʊtˌsteɪʃən)
 
n
1.  a station or post in a remote region
2.  in a radio network, any station other than the base station
3.  (Austral) a station set up independently of the head station of a large sheep or cattle farm
4.  (Austral) outstation movement the programme to resettle native Australians on their tribal lands
 
adv
5.  (in Malaysia) away from (the speaker's) town or area

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