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Word: outskirts

Definition: fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston


Sentences Containing 'outskirts'

A Roman colony was on the outskirts of Borovitsa.
Anne and arrived at the outskirts of Lunenburg on May 8, 1756.
Artificial reservoirs are usually constructed on the near outskirts of a town in order that the frictional force lost in transmission may be reduced to a minimum.
As is customary in those cases, the boats at once separated, each making for some one lone whale on the outskirts of the shoal.
Aso Rock is a large outcrop that is on the outskirts of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
Buried at Aber Chapel on the outskirts of Talybont on Usk.
But after all, the journey time was limited by the Rules of the River on the Paris Seine: in Paris and on its outskirts.
By 19 October, Yudenich's troops had reached the outskirts of the city.
By October 1944, 4 Squadron was based at Deurne, Belgium, on the outskirts of Antwerp.
By the 1860s rural cemeteries could be found on the outskirts of cities and smaller towns across the country.
Capernwray Dive Centre can be found on the outskirts of the village.
Cliff Williams was born on 14 December 1949 in Romford, Essex, on the outskirts of London.
Dexter lives in a grotto in the outskirts of Quetzo, under Iloka.
Grew up in the outskirts of Flint Michigan with nine brothers and two sisters.
He is seen living in a trailer on the outskirts of town, mulling over his former life and drinking heavily.
He spent his early childhood in Sidcup, on the outskirts of London, before his family moved to Harrogate when he was 11.
He was on the outskirts of the L.A. Rebellion, with most of the big players having left before he got to UCLA.
However, earlier settlements could be found in the outskirts of today's city.
However, on the outskirts changes were apparent enough; notably in dwelling house architecture.
In 1407, Minkhaung invaded the south and reached the outskirts of Pegu.
In 1409, Minkhaung invaded the south and reached the outskirts of Pegu's fortified walls.
In 1409, Minkhaung invaded the south and reached the outskirts of Pegu.
In 1936, the mound was at the outskirts of Mersin.
It failed principally because the cache of weapons which had been hidden on the outskirts of Cairo was found to be defective.
It is situated on the outskirts of Brigg, Lincolnshire.
It was on the south-western outskirts of Kurujangala and thus the whole of the Kuru Kingdom.
It was quartered in French barracks at the Camp de Bluets, on the outskirts of the town of Romorantin.
It was released in June 1993 as the lead single from their album, "Outskirts of Town".
Most of the killings took place in the outskirts of el-Kosheh, especially in the agriculture fields.
Nivaagaard is a historic property in Nivå in the northern outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark.
On 7 November the first French troops reached the outskirts of Hamelin, while more arrived on the 10th.
Opposition members claimed that the strikes destroyed numerous loyalist tanks near the captured hospital and on the outskirts of the city; the next day, however, witnesses confirmed that only tanks on the outskirts had been bombed, the damage being unknown, while those in the city had not been hit.
Polly Shortts is a hill on the outskirts of Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Pooley Hall is a Manor house built in 1509 on the outskirts of Polesworth, Warwickshire, England.
Pro-Gaddafi forces had retreated to the outskirts of the city.
Salendine Nook is set in a picturesque location in the outskirts of Huddersfield.
The Ben Johnson House is in the northern outskirts of Bardstown, Kentucky.
The Bristol ring road also passes through the outskirts of Longwell Green.
The castle occupies a rocky precipse above the River Churnet on the outskirts of the village of Alton, Staffordshire.
The film is about the personalities of local street fighters and their agents; a group that has always been on the outskirts of society.
The majority were taken to the outskirts of Vilnius and executed at Ponary (Paneriai).
The next day, government tanks were still advancing, fighting rebels on the outskirts of the city.
The outdoor school and street scenes were filmed at Troedrhiwgwair, a small village on the outskirts of Tredegar.
The railway works at Herston, on the outskirts of Swanage, are not physically connected to the running line.
The remains of the fort of Dude Khan can still be seen on the outskirts of the town.
The river runs in a northwest to southeast direction on the town outskirts.
The Samanids occupied the outskirts of Zarang but were unable to enter the city.
The telescope was originally installed at Iso-Heikkilä Observatory on the outskirts of the city of Turku, Finland.
They entered the northern outskirts of Colleville by 2100 but soon found themselves cut off by German counterattacks.
Treneere is a residential council estate on the outskirts of Penzance, Cornwall, built in the 1930s.

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::: corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
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::: underlying - lying below; fundamental
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
::: infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
::: sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
::: interpolate - insert between