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In the outskirts of the city, skirmishes between Spanish troops and rebels were of frequent occurrence.
It was one of these rebel detachments that passed the four fugitives from Cawnpore on the outskirts of Bunnee.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The thatched roof farmhouse where he was born is still standing on the outskirts of the village.
It was near the town, and Sarah, who rarely went beyond the neighbouring streets, now began to take long walks into the outskirts.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
And that motor parts plant on the outskirts with its heavy back-log of defense orders that had compelled a doubling of its help.
It was at a little shop in the outskirts of the town, and Dr. May, explained that he wanted to inquire for a patient.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
After they had seen all that there was to see of the town itself, Andy led them to some of the important mines on the outskirts.
As well look for lions in the outskirts of Algiers, or a pretty woman in the streets of Berne.
The outskirts of the town were coming in sight; grey houses bleakly climbing chalky heights.
At last we came to the outskirts of an Indian camp, which I estimated to be within less than half a mile of the creek settlement.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER

WORDS RELATED TO OUTSKIRTS

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION