Outskirts

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Definition

the outskirts (of town): the edge, the fringe, the suburbs (of town); the part (of a town) furthest away from the center
noun

Examples

  • "Americans buy most of their groceries at supermarkets, often located on the outskirts of cities."
  • "I'm here on the outskirts of London, in Twickenham. This is the home of English rugby, and I'm here to gather some opinions about what everyone is calling the 'year of the oval ball'."

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