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outskirts

plural noun

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the districts adjacent to a city
  • some people prefer to live on the outskirts and work inside the city

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“Outskirts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outskirts. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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