Meaning of outland

out•land

Pronunciation: (n.out'land"adj.out'land", -l&schwand), [key]
— n.
  1. Usually,the outlying districts or remote regions of a country; provinces: a name unknown in the outlands.
  2. (formerly) the outlying land of a feudal estate, usually granted to tenants.
  3. a foreign land.
—adj.
  1. outlying, as districts.
  2. foreign.
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