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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A military group stationed at a distance from the main body of troops; A settlement on the frontier of civilization; A station in a remote or sparsely populated location.

Usage examples (34)
  • Within the next two months a bleak island outpost will finally utilize the power of the Atlantic ocean on a commercial scale.
  • Finally, I would say that the outpost is a technical prerequisite for a Mars flight.
  • The major foreign outpost is in the Chapala/Ajijic area.
  • The outpost is the focus of Junger's documentary, Restrepo. for more
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