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English definition of “the outskirts”

the outskirts

noun [plural] uk   /ˈaʊt.skɜːts/ us    /-skɜːrts/
B2 the areas that form the edge of a town or city: The factory is in/on the outskirts of New Delhi.
(Definition of the outskirts from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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