the outdoors

noun

Definition of the outdoors

: the natural world : the places outside where people can enjoy nature We went for a walk to enjoy the outdoors. Every summer they go camping to enjoy the great outdoors.

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“The outdoors.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20outdoors. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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