Definitions for outskirtˈaʊtˌskɜrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Often, outskirts. the outlying district or region, as of a city.

  2. Usu., outskirts. border; fringes.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outskirt, fringe(noun)

    a part of the city far removed from the center

    "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"


  1. outskirt(Noun)

    a more remote part of a town or city; the periphery, environs; a suburb

    Many people commute into the business district from the outskirts of town.

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