out-of-town

adjective

Definition of out-of-town

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : coming from or going to another town or city out-of-town mail out-of-town visitors
2 : happening in another town or city The band has an out-of-town show tomorrow night.
3 British : located away from the center of a town out-of-town shopping centers

out of town

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Definition of out of town (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a different town She's from out of town.
2 : away from the town or city where one lives or where an activity usually takes place I'm going to be out of town over the weekend. The ball club will be playing out of town next week.

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“Out-of-town.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-of-town. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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