—adj.out'land", -lund), [key]
1. Usually, outlands. the outlying districts or remote regions of a country; provinces: a name unknown in the outlands.
2. (formerly) the outlying land of a feudal estate, usually granted to tenants.
3. a foreign land.
1. outlying, as districts.
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