Definition of Outstation

1. Noun. A station in a remote or sparsely populated location.

Exact synonyms: Outpost
Generic synonyms: Post, Station



Definition of Outstation

1. Noun. A station or post in a remote position; an outpost ¹

2. Adverb. (''Indian, Malaysian, Singaporean'') Out of town (but usually within the same country). ¹

3. Adjective. (''Indian, Malaysian, Singaporean'') Out of town (but usually within the same country). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outstation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstation

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outstands
outstank
outstare
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outstart
outstarted
outstarting
outstarts
outstate
outstated
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outstation (current term)
outstations
outstay
outstay one's welcome
outstayed
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outsteer
outsteered
outsteering
outsteers
outstep
outstepped
outstepping
outsteps

Literary usage of Outstation

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1. Virgil C. Hart: Missionary Statesman, Founder of the American and Canadian by Evanston Ives Hart (1917)
""Come with me to our new outstation at Omei, a quiet city nestling in a fertile plain near the foothills of the great Mount Omei. The mountain now wears her ..."

2. The Life of John Livingston Nevius: For Forty Years a Missionary in China by Helen Sanford Coan Nevius (1895)
"NEVIUS TO THE UNITED STATES ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FIRST outstation, SAN-POH AT the beginning of the year 1856 we met an unexpected -i A. trial. ..."

3. With a policeman in South Africa by Ernest W. Searle (1900)
"Arrival at Estcourt—Court Orderly and Jail-guard— De Kaap Gold Rush—Tugela River outstation Life —In Kafir ..."

4. The Church at Home and Abroad by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, General Assembly (1892)
"outstation: Murree. LAHORE: the political capital of the ... outstation at Vaga, Miss Clara Thiede, one native teacher. In England: Mrs. John Newton, ..."

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