outland

[n. out-land; adj. out-land, -luhnd]
noun
1.
Usually, outlands. the outlying districts or remote regions of a country; provinces: a name unknown in the outlands.
2.
(formerly) the outlying land of a feudal estate, usually granted to tenants.
3.
a foreign land.
adjective
4.
outlying, as districts.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English; Old English ūtland. See out-, land

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outland
 
adj
1.  outlying or distant
2.  archaic foreign; alien
 
n
3.  (usually plural) the outlying areas of a country or region

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