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outlander

[out-lan-der] /ˈaʊtˌlæn dər/
noun
1.
a foreigner; alien.
2.
an outsider; stranger.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; outland + -er1
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Examples for outlander
  • It's something that a polite outlander would say, looking at the forest from a distance.
  • If you do not wear a bracelet holding a tiny watch to-day you are an outlander.
British Dictionary definitions for outlander

outlander

/ˈaʊtˌlændə/
noun
1.
a foreigner or stranger
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Word Origin and History for outlander
n.

1590s, "foreigner," from outland (see outlandish) + -er (1). Probably on model of Dutch uitlander, German ausländer. In South African English it had a specific sense of "not of Boer birth" (1892) and was a loan-translation of S.African Dutch uitlander.

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