from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A foreign land.
- noun The outlying areas of a country; the provinces.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Land lying beyond the limit of occupation or cultivation; outlying or frontier land.
- noun In feudal law, that part of the land of the manor occupied or enjoyed by the tenants. Also called
utlandand gesettes-land or gafol-land, as distinguished from inland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The regions of a country or territory remote from the main cities; the outlying provinces.
- adjective obsolete Foreign; outlandish.
- adjective Outlying; remote from large cities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Provincial: from a province (of the same land).
Foreign: from abroad, from a foreign land.
- adjective Living
abroad, living in a foreignland, expatriate.
- noun Any
outlying areaof a country; the provinces.
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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.
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.
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.
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.