Definition of outstate
1 : of, relating to, or situated in a region of a state outside the principal city or largest center of population small layoffs here and there in the outstate areas — Wall Street Journal lost the governorship because the outstate vote went against him
2 [out (of) state] : coming from or resident in an outside state a gorge of unusual natural beauty which few outstate visitors see — M. W. Fishwick
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Origin and Etymology of outstate
3out + state (noun)
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