One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A branch of an organization situated at some distance from its headquarters.
- ‘Other register offices register births in hospitals and perhaps have outstations in other public buildings, but we were the first to go into a supermarket.’
- ‘There was no real reason to make costly improvements to these outstations.’
- ‘Skateraw could become an outstation of the National Galleries, both as the repository of the archive and as home to new temporary shows and possibly to a sculpture park.’
- ‘My advice is to go out and buy a dictionary of art terms and then visit the fair, its outstations and a few commercial galleries.’
- ‘We're just summer sailors who've discovered a nice spot, so we establish an outstation for the club.’
- ‘We began on August 1, 2000 with 66 children at one of our outstations.’
- ‘These men suffered tremendous hardship and sacrifice to help open up this country and provide supplies to the distant outstations.’
- ‘Having completed two free coaching clinics, the SLTA plans many more of these clinics in the outstations.’
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