Definitions

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  • n. Exurbia: the country beyond the city

Etymologies

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out +‎ lands

Examples

  • Novak, whether under Mike Dunleavy Sr. or Kim Hughes, rarely got into games, and when he did, it was generally not for more than 10 minutes to provide three-point shooting, so the team may decide to let him go unless they decide his value extends beyond marksmanship from the outlands. —

    Los Angeles Clippers Team Report

  • Huneven has a knack for limning the limits of guilt, and as her protagonist takes stock and charge of a too-lived-in life, the outlands of moral ambiguity begin to appear as sunken gardens of familiarity, blooming with humaneness.

    Cover to Cover

  • This was James C. Jones, a thirty-year-old freshman legislator from the outlands of Wilson County.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • You were my only company in the playground's outlands, from which we watched our classmates swarm like gnats above cow pies or angels on a pin.

    Classmates

  • Half-assedly embarking upon his first quest, Thadeous joins Fabious to trek across the perilous outlands and free the princess.

    First Official Photo: David Gordon Green’s Your Highness | /Film

  • Also, it could possible take place in the MK outlands, away from the Yellow Sun, thus further draining the Kryptonian.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Crazy Time Alert: Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe

  • Their dramatic formal exchanges between soldiers of civilization and warriors of the outlands seem like something out of Tacitus, giving the scene an unnerving aura of imperial romance.

    November 11th, 2008

  • Baris was meeting with Governor Zaman right now, trying to smooth over the incident in the outlands.

    Star Trek: Myriad Universes: Shattered Light

  • As they rolled along the forest floor trading blows, Koloth realized it was lucky for the humans that energy weapons were banned in the outlands.

    Star Trek: Myriad Universes: Shattered Light

  • We see these two races going at each other all the time here in the outlands.

    Star Trek: Myriad Universes: Shattered Light

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