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outland

[n. out-land; adj. out-land, -luh nd] /n. ˈaʊtˌlænd; adj. ˈaʊtˌlænd, -lənd/
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.
5.
Origin
950
before 950; Middle English; Old English ūtland. See out-, land
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British Dictionary definitions for outland

outland

adjective (ˈaʊtˌlænd; -lənd)
1.
outlying or distant
2.
(archaic) foreign; alien
noun (ˈaʊtˌlænd)
3.
(usually pl) the outlying areas of a country or region
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