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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"

Wiktionary

  1. outskirts(Noun)

    ; 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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How to say outskirts in sign language?

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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. New Horizons:

    New Horizons is on a journey to a new class of planets we've never seen, in a place we've never been before, for decades, we thought Pluto was this odd little body on the planetary outskirts; now we know it's really a gateway to an entire region of new worlds in the Kuiper Belt, and New Horizons is going to provide the first close-up look at them.

  2. Jonathan Davis:

    These telescopes were designed to look for diffuse light around galaxies. Not in the context of dark matter, but you can repurpose the data to look for this glow, [The Dragonfly telescopes] are really good at looking for this high contrast between the really bright galactic center and the really dim outskirts of galaxies.

  3. Edson Aparecido:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Sharfan Darwish:

    There is news about many Daesh (IS) members escaping and evacuating some areas of Manbij and booby-trapping them, our forces are now on the outskirts of the city. The campaign continues.

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