outlander

noun
out·land·er | \ ˈau̇t-ˌlan-dər , -lən- \

Definition of outlander 

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

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Synonyms & Antonyms for outlander

Synonyms

foreigner, nonnative, outsider, stranger

Antonyms

native

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Examples of outlander in a Sentence

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

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What better way to pass the time than with music themed to boats, dreams and afternoon delights (in a print shop, perhaps?) Here’s our Top 10 Outlander yacht rock playlist. Laurie Conrad, Philly.com, "Your 'Outlander' Yacht Rock Playlist: Sea's the Day," 23 July 2017

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First Known Use of outlander

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outlander was in 1598

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