open air

noun
the outdoors.

Origin:
1520–30

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open-air

[oh-puhn-air]
adjective
existing in, taking place in, or characteristic of the open air; outdoor: The orchestra gave three open-air concerts last summer.

Origin:
1820–30

open-airish, adjective
open-airishness, noun
open-airness, noun
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open air
 
n
a.  the place or space where the air is unenclosed; the outdoors
 b.  (as modifier): an open-air concert

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Example sentences
There is an inexpressible charm in thus living in the open air.
It's particularly well-suited for public figures or anyone else comfortable
  sharing media or observations in the open air.
Our own great novelist's work is fresher, healthier perhaps, more of the open
  air.
Polymers can be processed in less stringent conditions--at room temperature and
  in the open air.
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