Examples of outpost in a Sentence
an American outpost in Africa
The city was established as a military outpost in the 1800s.
a remote outpost of the old British Empire
Recent Examples of outpost from the Web
This remote outpost of the Scottish Hebrides is known for its conservative Christian attitudes, but when reporters sought out controversy over a mosque opening there this month, there was little to be found.
But insurers, investment firms and banks hoping to open post-Brexit outposts in one of the European Union’s most important financial hubs may be in for a surprise.
This weekend marks two months of business for Fat Head's Stark County outpost.
The mall is connected to a Bass Pro Shops outpost and includes Rainforest Cafe, one of two locations in Houston.
The rebels had crawled upon the place during the night, the federals thinking the enemy had retreated and not taking the precaution to put outposts on guard.
Additionally, the Army Special Forces Group that has been assigned to Africa since 2016 may close two outposts — one in northeastern Niger and another in an undisclosed location in North Africa, according to one of the military officials.
Plus Bharara would likely see becoming a state A.G. as a step down from his last job running the country’s most prestigious federal prosecutorial outpost.
These outposts off the Tamiami Trail (US 41) have a legendary past as fishing village, smuggler's haven and hideout to more than a few notorious characters.
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OUTPOST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outpost for English Language Learners
: a large military camp that is in another country or that is far from a country's center of activity
: a small town in a place that is far away from other towns or cities
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