Etymology
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outlander (n.)

1590s, "a foreigner, a person who is not a native," from outland "foreign land" (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 South African Dutch uitlander. Old English utlanda meant "an exile." Middle English sometimes used simply outland for "foreigners," or straungeres outlondes.

updated on February 27, 2022

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Definitions of outlander from WordNet

outlander (n.)
a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country;
Synonyms: foreigner / alien / noncitizen
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