The outer parts of a town or city: he built a new factory on the outskirts of Birmingham
More example sentences
- In recent years, the allotment of plots is speeding up in towns and on the outskirts of the bigger cities.
- The former, for example, resulted in the creation of shanty towns on the outskirts of the major cities.
- Camera crews spent two days filming in the red light district on the outskirts of Bolton town centre.
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