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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outskirtsnoun

    outlying areas (as of a city or town)

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

Wiktionary

  1. outskirtsnoun

    ; the edges or areas around a city or town.

    He lived on the outskirts of Paris for a time.

Freebase

  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

  1. OUTSKIRTS

    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

    Submitted by anonymous on August 26, 2014  

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Numerology

  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

Examples of outskirts in a Sentence

  1. Edson Aparecido:

    Where people are dying is on the outskirts of the city. That's why social isolation is so important.

  2. 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.

  3. Himanshu Agarwal:

    We worked with a developer, in the outskirts of Delhi, who was struggling with 40% unsold inventory. They used our systems and they've cleared out all stock. This happened in the past six months.

  4. Paul Divakar:

    India has 600,000 villages and almost every village a small pocket on the outskirts is meant for Dalits, this settlement is far from health care centers, banks, schools and other essential services. During times like Covid-19, the aid may not even reach this small pocket.

  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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