outlander









outlander


noun

  1. a foreigner; alien.
  2. an outsider; stranger.

noun

  1. a foreigner or stranger

n.1590s, “foreigner,” from outland (see outlandish) + -er (1). Probably on model of Dutch uitlander, German ausl√§nder. In South African English it had a specific sense of “not of Boer birth” (1892) and was a loan-translation of S.African Dutch uitlander.

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