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Noun (plural)
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outskirts, plural;
  1. The outer parts of a town or city
    • - the park was built on the outskirts of New York in 1857
  2. The fringes of something
    • - he likes to be on the outskirts of a discussion

  1. outlying areas (as of a city or town); "they lived on the outskirts of Houston"; "they mingled in the outskirts of the crowd"
  2. Outskirts is the 1987 debut album by Blue Rodeo. The single "Try" was a hit for the band in their native Canada.
  3. Okraina (Окраина, The Outskirts, aka The Patriots in the US) is a 1933 Soviet film directed by Boris Barnet.
  4. (outskirt) a more remote part of a town or city; the periphery, environs; a suburb
  5. use first and last letters, e.g. trendy outskirts = TY