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 for outskirt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outskirt \Out"skirt`\, n.
     A part remote from the center, and near the outer edge;
     border; -- usually in the plural; as, the outskirts of a
     town. --Wordsworth.
     [1913 Webster]
           The outskirts of his march of mystery.   --Keble.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built
           a factory on the outskirts of the city" [syn: outskirt,

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