from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being from another town or city.
  • adj. Happening in another town or city: the out-of-town début of a new musical.

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  • adj. Alternative form of out of town.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. happening in or being of another town or city.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. happening in or being of another town or city


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  • The latter lend a sheen of prestige to this out-of-town event, in Minghella's native Isle Of Wight.

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  • Parks department head Tim Gallagher resignedlast week after revelations, onKOMOand on PubliCola, about his extensive out-of-town travel this year.

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  • Tax the goofy hipsters who settle on out-of-town nastiness like Rainier and Pabst.

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  • From London's Millennium Dome and Olympic zone, to northern England's "regenerated" city centres, to the windswept out-of-town tracts turned into transport hubs and hospitals, to the sheltered middle-class streets bursting with loft extensions, much of the UK spent 1997 to 2010 behind construction hoardings.

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  • Expecting out-of-town visitors and worried about how the possible government shutdown might affect their sightseeing plans?

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  • Today's selection of blog posts include some fashion tips for gentlemen, as well as some suggestions for things to do with out-of-town visitors in the event of a government shutdown.

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  • The only time we eat in a restaurant in the States is when we have an out-of-town delivery and the company pays for our meal.

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  • Associated Press Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray Most NFL teams play in metropolitan areas like Boston and New York that lack out-of-town college rivalries, but the few that do have inevitably brought aboard a few former pariahs.

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  • You want to show the artist's work at galleries in other cities, in order to attract out-of-town buyers, but you can't do it because there is just nothing to spare.

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  • On a recent visit, a group with children sang "Happy Birthday" at a big table, while at another, a San Francisco resident entertained an out-of-town visitor who had heard of Ms. Waters and wanted to try one of her famed restaurants.

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