from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A foreign land.
- n. The outlying areas of a country; the provinces.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Provincial: from a province (of the same land).
- adj. Foreign: from abroad, from a foreign land.
- adj. Living abroad, living in a foreign land, expatriate.
- n. Any outlying area of a country; the provinces.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Foreign; outlandish.
- adj. Outlying; remote from large cities.
- n. The regions of a country or territory remote from the main cities; the outlying provinces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Land lying beyond the limit of occupation or cultivation; outlying or frontier land.
- n. In feudal law, that part of the land of the manor occupied or enjoyed by the tenants. Also called utland and gesettes-land or gafol-land, as distinguished from inland.
I've sent two men back here wounded in the last week" Mykel quickly summarized what had happened, then went on. " we're being called outland Cadnaians, and everyone thinks you've been pushed aside.
There are a couple of passing references to the "outland" beyond this known area, and in one important episode Riddley discovers a boat that has come from somewhere across the sea, washed up with a dead man on board.
So stated, we may see in this singular fact a reminiscence of the time when Mars was really the wild spirit of the "outland," where wolves and human enemies might be met with; he was perhaps in some sense a _hostis_, a stranger, like the many other deities originally strange to Rome who, until the second Punic war, were never allowed to settle within the sacred precincts. [
No white man, much less no outland man of the other bush-tribes, had gazed upon the Red One and lived.
Gotta get my 70 ready for WLK and get my 42 up so i can go to outland.
Continue your initiative with the illegal outland colonies.
Koloth must have filed an official report about the outland colonies.
In the war of minds that was almost as important as the war of magic, Darian had gotten a boost with that outfit - he was supposed to be an outland southerner, but he was wearing the clothing of the tribes.
Even a company like Blizzard will have difficulties creating a dynamic world on a everyday basis (producing the content for it AND implementing it in the game) - let me explain this further with what i call the "Illidan paradox" (illidan is/was the "endboss" of outland in the burning crusade).
I've always thought of outland to be most definitly set in the Alien universe.