Outlander



[out-lan-der] /ˈaʊtˌlæn dər/

noun
1.
a foreigner; alien.
2.
an outsider; stranger.
/ˈaʊtˌlændə/
noun
1.
a foreigner or stranger
n.

1590s, “foreigner,” from outland (see outlandish) + -er (1). Probably on model of Dutch uitlander, German ausländer. 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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