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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. Rob Larter:

    The trend in East Antarctica is that the ice sheet loses some ice around the edges and it gains some in the middle, overall, it isn't out of balance, but some on the outskirts are at a loss.

  2. Redur Xelil:

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

  3. Ismet Sheik Hassan:

    Fighters are still clearing homes and streets of booby-traps and mines. There are some clashes from ISIS pockets on the outskirts of the town, but Ain Isa and the surrounding villages are free of the ISIS terrorists.

  4. Wut Yee:

    The next morning, I had to follow this man after the doctor injected me with anesthetics. He took me in his car to a house on the outskirts of town. I spent the whole day with him, i wasn't in pain when he sent me back home in the evening because of the medication, but I couldn't walk properly.

  5. Abdul Qader Malia:

    The Taliban launched violent attacks on the outskirts of( provincial capital) Sheberghan this week and during heavy clashes a pro-government militia forces' commander loyal to Dustom was killed.

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