Example sentences for: outpost

How can you use “outpost” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Various surly young men attached to this diplomatic outpost spent their afternoons working on old Buicks in front of the building.

  • Earlier this summer, an out-of-town friend and I were taking in the Ballard Seafood Festival, an annual celebration of music, troll dolls, and pickled herring in the Seattle neighborhood that serves as Scandinavia's unofficial outpost.

  • To Louis, Louisiana was now isolated in a British-ruled part of the world, a money-losing outpost that seemed to have no future.

  • Outpost duty was decidedly unpopular with the legionnaires, but the Roman army finally prevailed.

  • The war left Portugal further weakened, and in 1822 its major empire outpost, Brazil, declared independence.


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