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1. A person from a foreign country; a foreigner.
2. A stranger.


a foreigner or stranger


(ˈaʊtˌlæn dər)

1. a foreigner; alien.
2. an outsider; stranger.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outlander - a person who comes from a foreign countryoutlander - a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
au pair - a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework
deportee, exile - a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
gringo - a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)
importee, import - an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees"
metic - an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city


A person coming from another country or into a new community:
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Not content with refusing revenue," he continued, "this outlander refuses also to beegar" (this is the corvee or forced labor on the roads), "and stirs my people up to the like treason.
He was indeed an outlander, but yet a Thibetan in language, habit and attire.
We be Lepchas of Darjiling, but me they call an outlander because my hair is as thou seest.
Diners, heimgangers, shop-girls, confidence men, panhandlers, actors, highwaymen, millionaires and outlanders hurried, skipped, strolled, sneaked, swaggered and scurried by me; but I took no note of them.
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