outland

noun
out·land | \ˈau̇t-ˌland, -lənd\

Definition of outland 

1 : a foreign land

2 outlands plural : the outlying regions of a country : provinces

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Outland wound up as one of the top defensive backs in the Pacific Coast League this season and was so good that opposing teams for the most part didn’t throw many passes to his side. Tim Burt, Orange County Register, "All-city defensive MVP: Outland glad he stayed with University," 5 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of outland

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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