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out·post

 (out′pōst′)
n.
1.
a. A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from a main force to guard against surprise attacks.
b. The station occupied by such troops.
c. A usually small military base established in another country.
2. An outlying settlement.

outpost

(ˈaʊtˌpəʊst)
n
1. (Military) military
a. a position stationed at a distance from the area occupied by a major formation
b. the troops assigned to such a position
2. an outlying settlement or position
3. a limit or frontier

out•post

(ˈaʊtˌpoʊst)

n.
1. a station established at a distance from an army to protect it from surprise attack.
2. the body of troops stationed there.
3. a post or settlement in a foreign environment.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outpost - a station in a remote or sparsely populated locationoutpost - a station in a remote or sparsely populated location
post, station - the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
2.outpost - a settlement on the frontier of civilization
colony, settlement - a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government; "the American colony in Paris"
3.outpost - a military post stationed at a distance from the main body of troops
military post, post - military installation at which a body of troops is stationed; "this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"; "there is an officer's club on the post"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

outpost

noun frontier, border, borderline, borderland a remote mountain outpost
Translations
نُقْطَةٌ أمامِيَّه، مَكان بَعيد
аванпост
forpost
מאחזמוצב חוץ
elõretolt bástya
útvarîarstöî
atoki vieta
priekšpostenis
ileri karakol

outpost

[ˈaʊtpəʊst] N
1. (Mil) → avanzada f, puesto m avanzado
2. (fig) → avanzada f

outpost

[ˈaʊtpəʊst] navant-poste m

outpost

[ˈaʊtˌpəʊst] n (Mil) (fig) → avamposto

outpost

(ˈautpoust) noun
a distant place. The island was an outpost of the nation.
References in classic literature ?
On approaching an outpost near the Barriere des Sergens, the sentinel cried out, "Who's there?" and D'Artagnan answered -- having first asked the word of the cardinal -- "Louis and Rocroy." After which he inquired if Lieutenant Comminges were not the commanding officer at the outpost. The soldier replied by pointing out to him an officer who was conversing, on foot, his hand upon the neck of a horse on which the individual to whom he was talking sat.
I have been at the outposts today and it is impossible to say where his chief forces are situated," said Prince Andrew.
Sentinels, doubled in number, were placed at all the outposts. The French commander had neglected no precaution which could reasonably insure for himself and for his men a quiet and comfortable night.
By now he should have reached the outposts of the Sarians, and we should at least hear the savage cries of the tribesmen as they swarmed to arms in answer to their king's appeal for succor.
The facts disclosed in the present work clearly manifest the policy of establishing military posts and a mounted force to protect our traders in their journeys across the great western wilds, and of pushing the outposts into the very heart of the singular wilderness we have laid open, so as to maintain some degree of sway over the country, and to put an end to the kind of "blackmail," levied on all occasions by the savage "chivalry of the mountains."
The outpost has parade ground, firearms training site and sports ground.
In an isolated society known simply as the Outpost, 17-year-old Poe Blythe has spent the past two years perfecting her design of weaponized armor to coat "the dredge," a ship that mines gold from the Serpentine River.
The CW's summer fantasy series "The Outpost" is busy with an important mission this week and won't be airing a new episode tonight.
Provincial police spokesman Khali Aseir said on Friday that a large number of Taliban fighters assaulted the outpost overnight.
The Israeli government will evacuate the settlers from 15 buildings from the outposts. Education Minister, Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister, Ayalit Shaked visited the outpost and met with the settlers, thy assured them that they will work with the government to postpone the evacuation process.
"Israelwould have to evacuate the outpost in any foreseeable two-state solutionscenario, which, together with the other settlements and outposts it will haveto evacuate, would require tremendous political will on Israel's part."
On Monday, the MMDA demolished the outpost of Barangay 79 Zone 10 after its officials failed to heed the agency's warning to remove the structure at the corner of Cuneta Avenue and Taft Avenue Extension.