- outlying or bordering areas, districts, etc, as of a city
edge of a geographic area
- The next day, after driving to Putney on the outskirts of London, we start the end of our journey.
- Artillery and mortar duels all around the outskirts of Donetsk rumble angrily every day.
- By pure chance I had been posted to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, SHAPE, on the outskirts of Paris.
- He blames Ukrainian officials for violating the ceasefire agreement and shelling the outskirts of Donetsk city.
- We are sitting in a ragged park behind a McDonalds restaurant on the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital.
- In the outskirts of the city, skirmishes between Spanish troops and rebels were of frequent occurrence.
- It was one of these rebel detachments that passed the four fugitives from Cawnpore on the outskirts of Bunnee.
- The thatched roof farmhouse where he was born is still standing on the outskirts of the village.
- It was near the town, and Sarah, who rarely went beyond the neighbouring streets, now began to take long walks into the outskirts.
- And that motor parts plant on the outskirts with its heavy back-log of defense orders that had compelled a doubling of its help.