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 (out′lănd′, -lənd)
1. A foreign land.
2. outlands The outlying areas of a country; the provinces.

out′land′ adj.
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1. outlying or distant
2. archaic foreign; alien
(usually plural) the outlying areas of a country or region
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(n. ˈaʊtˌlænd; adj. ˈaʊtˌlænd, -lənd)

1. Usu., outlands. the outlying districts or remote regions of a country; provinces.
2. a foreign land.
3. (formerly) the outlying land of a feudal estate.
4. outlying, as districts.
5. foreign.
[before 950]
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At the time he was lost in admiration at the deft way in which the jongleur disguised the loss of his two missing strings, and the lusty, hearty fashion in which he trolled out his little ballad of the outland bowmen, which ran in some such fashion as this: What of the bow?
But to get the full smack of it ye must yourselves be English bowmen, and be far off upon an outland soil."
There was, no doubt, a certain amount of absurdity in applying this title (which, as of course you see without my telling you, was nothing but 'your Royal Highness' condensed into one syllable) to a small creature whose father was merely the Warden of Outland: still, large excuse must be made for a man who had passed several years at the Court of Fairyland, and had there acquired the almost impossible art of pronouncing five syllables as one.
Now Dingaan winced, for he knew well that he himself and one Mopo had stabbed the Black One, but he thought that this outland chief had not heard the tale, so he said no more of the message.
No white man, much less no outland man of the other bush-tribes, had gazed upon the Red One and lived.
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Ballen provides photos and reflections on his career, practice, influences, and specific photos and projects, following each stage of his career from his first use of a camera in the 1970s to the release of his seminal monograph Outland in 2001, the expansion and refinement of his vision in the early 21st century, and the publication of his most recent work, The Theatre of Apparitions in 2016.
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