What does outskirts mean?

Definitions for outskirts

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outskirts(noun)

    outlying areas (as of a city or town)

    "they lived on the outskirts of Houston"; "they mingled in the outskirts of the crowd"


  1. outskirts(Noun)

    ; the edges or areas around a city or town.

    He lived on the outskirts of Paris for a time.


  1. Outskirts

    Outskirts is the 1987 debut album by Blue Rodeo. The single "Try" was a hit for the band in their native Canada. To mark the 25th anniversary of the album, Blue Rodeo released a 2-LP Vinyl remixed edition, called Outskirts Remix on November 27, 2012.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    The only garments which clothe many a metropolis with decency.

Editors Contribution

  1. outskirts

    near the outside/edge of a town (owt-skert)

    I went to the outskirt of my town


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outskirts in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outskirts in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Virginia:

    On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.

  2. Ali Dalel Hirsi:

    (The American was caught) this morning on the outskirts of Barawe town.

  3. Redur Xelil:

    The operation to tighten the strangle-hold on Ain Issa is continuing in the outskirts of the city.

  4. Ali Nur:

    A roadside bomb targeted an AU vehicle as the AU convoy passed in the outskirts of Marka today. We do not know details about casualties.

  5. President Petro Poroshenko:

    I think the fact of using the tense situation on the outskirts of Debaltseve by militants-terrorists-mercenaries poses a great threat, which can violate the ceasefire regime.

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