Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: outpost
IPA transcription: ['aʊtp,oʊst]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: outstation, outpost
    Meaning: a station in a remote or sparsely populated location
  • Synonyms: frontier_settlement, outpost
    Meaning: a settlement on the frontier of civilization
  • Synonyms: outpost
    Meaning: a military post stationed at a distance from the main body of troops
Usage examples
  • He hired a guide and went hunting, eighty miles beyond the last outpost of civilization.
  • At the very moment when Fabrizio Colonna in a fortified outpost was discussing the conditions of capitulation with the French captains, suddenly great cries of distress were heard.