Meaning of abroad

a•broad

Pronunciation: (u-brôd'), [key]
— adv.
  1. in or to a foreign country or countries: famous at home and abroad.
  2. in or to another continent: Shall we go to Mexico or abroad this summer?
  3. out of doors; from one place to another; about: No one was abroad in the noonday heat. The owl ventures abroad at night.
  4. spread around; in circulation: Rumors of disaster are abroad.
  5. broadly; widely; far and wide.
  6. wide of the mark; in error.
—n.
  1. a foreign land or lands: imports from abroad.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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