outstation
noun Date: 1844 a remote or outlying station

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  • Outstation — This article covers the Australian usage. In the UK, outstation or out station can mean a type of bus garage. Historically, an outstation was a subsidiary homestead or other dwelling, on Australian sheep or cattle stations (ranches) which were… …   Wikipedia

  • outstation — /ˈaʊtsteɪʃən/ (say owtstayshuhn) noun 1. a. Australian History an outlying station (def. 5). b. Obsolete a station (def. 4) or outpost of settlement well away from closely settled areas. c. on a station (def. 4), a smaller and outlying station or …   Australian English dictionary

  • outstation — /owt stay sheuhn/, n. a post, station, or settlement in a remote or outlying area. [1835 45; OUT + STATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • outstation — 1. noun A station or post in a remote position; an outpost 2. adverb (Indian, Malaysian, Singaporean …   Wiktionary

  • outstation — n. station in a remote area …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outstation — noun a branch of an organization situated far from its headquarters. ↘Austral./NZ a part of a farming estate that is separate from the main estate. ↘Austral. an autonomous Aboriginal community situated far from a centre on which it depends …   English new terms dictionary

  • outstation — out•sta•tion [[t]ˈaʊtˌsteɪ ʃən[/t]] n. a remote station • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • outstation — n. 1 a branch of an organization, enterprise, or business in a remote area or at a considerable distance from headquarters. 2 esp. Austral. & NZ part of a farming estate separate from the main estate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Outstation Movement — Die Outstation Movement (Außenstationbewegung) ist eine Bezeichnung für die Rücksiedlung von Aborigines aus Aborigines Missionsstationen und aus Städten in ihr angestammtes Land. Die Besiedlung ihrer ursprünglichen Lebensräume erfolgt nicht auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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