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outposts

noun
plural of outpost

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1 a small place where people live that is far away from other towns or cities
  • They lived in a remote outpost high in the mountains.

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2 a military facility that is in another country or that is far from a country's center of activity
  • It took about a month for mail to reach the soldiers at the outpost.

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“Outposts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outposts. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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