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outlander

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noun out·land·er \-ˌlan-dər, -lən-\

Definition of outlander

  1. :  a person who belongs to another region, culture, or group :  foreigner, stranger



Examples of outlander

  1. <although we have lived in the village for years, to the natives whose families have been here for generations, we are still outlanders>



1598

First Known Use of outlander

1598



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