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 areasWall 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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Other Words from outstate

outstater \ ˈ⸗ˈstātə(r) \ noun

History and Etymology for outstate

out entry 3 + state (noun)

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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