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outpost

noun

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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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The first known use of outpost was in 1720

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“Outpost.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outpost. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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