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

out′land′ adj.


1. outlying or distant
2. archaic foreign; alien
(usually plural) the outlying areas of a country or region


(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]
References in classic literature ?
But to get the full smack of it ye must yourselves be English bowmen, and be far off upon an outland soil."
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?
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.
Robert and Eadaoin Garrigan seek planning permission for a new 1 and 2 storey dwelling to the rear of the existing dwelling, new vehicular driveway access and all associated site works at Outlands House, Rathbeale Road, Swords, Co.
He has no idea that fate will lead him through unimaginable hardships, bring him face to face with military AIs, and teach him to survive in the distant solar system Outlands. He will come to understand that the sum of all technologies, possessed by the four leading corporations of Earth, can either open the way to the stars or destroy human civilization.
Disgraced, Elli flees to the outlands where she struggles to find her place-and her loyalties-before the kingdom falls to ruin.
An area of 2 563 square km on Bulgaria's western border had to be ceded to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, the so called Western Outlands.
This sequel to Breathe (HarperCollins, 2012/VOYA October 2012) finds two groups of young rebels leaving the government-run Pod in search of Sequoia, a rebel stronghold in the Outlands. In this dystopian world, citizens must either live in the Pod, where oxygen levels are regulated according to social status, or try to survive the Outlands, where suffocation is a constant threat because all the trees were obliterated generations before.
For instance, some of those mantras/titles are 'Move to where the money is' and Reinvent yourself.' Aw's five central characters are mostly insecure strivers from the outlands who're trying to make it in the big city by whatever means are necessary.
It charges you with leading your troops to defeat the alien front in a host of fierce battles, as well as rescuing civilians and remote outlands around the world.