Definition of 'outskirts'
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They were entering the outskirts of Canterbury, threading their way through the ancient streets. A SEASON IN HELL (2001)
Alexander saw the smokestack of a fishing plant on the outskirts of the village. THE BRONZE HORSEMAN (2001)
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Translations for 'outskirts'
British English: outskirts /ˈaʊtˌskɜːts/ NOUN
The outskirts of a city or town are the parts that are farthest from its centre.
I live on the outskirts of the city.
- American English: outskirts
- Arabic: ضَوَاحٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: arredores
- Chinese: 市郊
- Croatian: predgrađe
- Czech: předměstí
- Danish: udkant
- Dutch: buitenwijken
- European Spanish: afueras
- Finnish: laitaosat
- French: environs
- German: Stadtrand
- Greek: περίχωρα
- Italian: periferia
- Japanese: 郊外
- Korean: 변두리
- Norwegian: utkant
- Polish: krańce
- European Portuguese: arredores
- Romanian: periferie
- Russian: окраина
- Spanish: afueras
- Swedish: ytterområden
- Thai: ชานเมือง
- Turkish: eteklerinde
- Ukrainian: передмістя
- Vietnamese: vùng ngoại ô
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