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Meaning of OUTSKIRTS

Pronunciation:  'awtskurts

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  outlying areas (as of a city or town); "they lived on the outskirts of Houston" or"they mingled in the outskirts of the crowd"

OUTSKIRTS is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 See Also: section



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