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Outlander   Listen
noun
Outlander  n.  A foreigner.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Outlander" Quotes from Famous Books



... this clan—each slim, feline little man in blue serge, white-toothed, gimlet-eyed, smooth-tongued, brisk—hated Mary Gowd. They hated her with the hate of an Italian for an outlander—with the hate of an Italian for a woman who works with her brain—with the hate of an Italian who sees another taking the bread out of his mouth. All this, coupled with the fact that your Italian is a natural-born hater, may ...
— Cheerful—By Request • Edna Ferber

... The Outlander smiled as they spake, and bowed his head to Iron-face and Face-of-god, and wondered at their pride of heart, marvelling what they would say to the great men of the Cities ...
— The Roots of the Mountains • William Morris

... legitimate to laugh at a man who walks down the street in three white hats and a green dressing gown, because it is unfamiliar; but after all the man has some reason for what he does; and until we know the reason we do not understand the story, or even understand the joke. So the outlander will always seem outlandish in custom or costume; but serious relations depend on our getting beyond the fact of difference to the things wherein it differs. A good symbolical figure for all this may be found among the people who say, perhaps with a self-revealing simplicity, that they are ...
— What I Saw in America • G. K. Chesterton

... the eye could apprehend him, he was palpably an outlander. No such pink of perfection ever sprung from the simple soil of Our Square. A hard pink it was, suggestive less of the flower than of enameled metal. He was freshly shaved, freshly pressed, freshly anointed, and, ...
— From a Bench in Our Square • Samuel Hopkins Adams



Words linked to "Outlander" :   noncitizen, foreigner, exile, deportee, metic, au pair, traveler, alien, import, importee, gringo, citizen, traveller



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