Definition of outskirts noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈaʊtskɜːts//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtskɜːrts//
[plural] House location
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the parts of a town or city that are furthest from the centre They live on the outskirts of Milan. Wordfinderisolated, location, neighbourhood, outskirts, provincial, residential, rough, rural, suburban, urban See related entries: House locationExtra examples We live on the outskirts of Leeds. We were driving through the outskirts of Baghdad. a school in the outskirts of Athens
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outskirts