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outskirts

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutskirtsout‧skirts /ˈaʊtskɜːts $ -ɜːr-/ ●○○ noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 EDGETOWNthe parts of a town or city that are furthest from the centreon the outskirts (of something) 🔊 They live on the outskirts of Paris.see thesaurus at edge
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outskirtsThe Cité De Science is a futuristic complex in the Parisian outskirts.His body was discovered on the city's outskirts three days later.His body was discovered on the city's outskirts three days later.And on the outskirts of town, with the roar of the sea, we passed by the Glengall House.Her parents lived in a big house on the outskirts of Manchester.After three days in the hotel I found a small new house on the outskirts of town.The slaughterhouse is on the outskirts of the town, and can be smelled before it comes into view.There are plans to build a new shopping mall on the outskirts of town.We stayed on the outskirts of the capital.By 9 o'clock we reached the outskirts of Berlin.We heard gunshots as we drove through the outskirts of the city.Tiny fields, green and white where the snow was melting again, led down to the outskirts of the town.They would move to the outskirts of Paris.The only remaining obstacles are located at Wester Hailes, a residential development on the western outskirts of Edinburgh.on the outskirts (of something)In a commune on the outskirts of the city, we saw a new colony of houses being built.So Swannson-on-Wheels will gain considerable benefit from the purchase of a relatively local garage facility on the outskirts of Tetbury.Andrews farmhouse on the outskirts of town, surrounded by Morris memorabilia-capes and caps and clubs, scorecards and scrap-books.Once there used to be a leprosy hospital in Calcutta called the Gobra Hospital, located on the outskirts of the city.This final mill, on the outskirts of the town of Stroud itself, was Stratford Mill.This led her to stare straight towards Rupert Green and his companion who still waited on the outskirts of the throng.Generally, these were on the outskirts of towns.
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