outskirts

[ out-skurt ]

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OUTSKIRTS

The roads and the outskirts of the wood were watched almost constantly.

In silence they took their way through the outskirts of the town.

Once over the top of that hill, he runs into the bush on the outskirts of the village.

Soon they were moving at a slower pace through the outskirts of Rouen.

December 16, 1903, was spent by three of us in a rest-house on the outskirts of a Hindu town.

It was seven o'clock before they reached the outskirts of London.

Then they stopped and dismounted at a stable-door, on the outskirts of the place.

This happily proved to be a small cottage on the outskirts of the town.

They, too, had already joined the cluster, and stood craning on the outskirts of it.

He reached the outskirts of the clearing, but he did not leave the obscurity of the forest.

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