Definition of Outposts

1. Noun. (plural of outpost) ¹



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Definition of Outposts

1. outpost [n] - See also: outpost

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outposts

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outpoliticking
outpoliticks
outpoll
outpolled
outpolling
outpolls
outpope the Pope
outpopulate
outpopulated
outpopulates
outpopulating
outport
outports
outpost
outposts (current term)
outpouchings
outpour
outpoured
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outpourers
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outpower
outpowered
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outpray

Literary usage of Outposts

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1. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"March outposts. Every command on halting, even temporarily, should cover its front and flanks by temporary or "march" outposts. These march outposts are ..."

2. Records of the Past by Records of the Past Exploration Society (1906)
"Potsherds and broken metates strew many a low-lying mound from the large central mass to the remote outposts in the mountains,—for like the early ..."

3. Elements of Military Science: For the Use of Students in Colleges and by James Sumner Pettit (1895)
"outposts are detachments of troops thrown out from the main body for the ... (2) Stationary outposts—Those placed from day to day when the command is in ..."

4. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"The Roman possessions beyond the losses- . beyond Bions two great rivers were mere outposts for the better rivi»na. « rivers. those security of the land ..."

5. The Constitutional History of the United States, 1765-1895 by Francis Newton Thorpe (1898)
"Thus the thought of an energetic people is of their outposts and ... When the new century opened the outposts of the republic were at Buffalo, Erie, ..."

6. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"... beyond the iM-yond two great rivers were mere outposts for the better those of ... of lost possessions, or at most the establishment of fresh outposts. ..."

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