Example sentences for: outskirts

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

  • Two of Barcelona’s signature sights, Gaudí’s unfinished cathedral La Sagrada Familia and his fantasy-land residential community, Parque Guëll, are on the northern outskirts of the Eixample (easily accessible by taxi or metro).

  • The outskirts of Amsterdam

  • The Viet Cong were driven away from the outskirts of Saigon and isolated in pockets.

  • The Japan Railways Keihin-Tohoku line takes about 40 minutes from Tokyo to Sakuragi-cho Station in Yokohama; the faster shinkansen leaves you off at Shin-Yokohama, on the outskirts of the city.

  • Tuscania is a quiet little fortified town, recovering now from an earthquake in 1971 that luckily did not harm its two Romanesque churches on the eastern outskirts (check with the tourist office on Piazza Basile for erratic hours).

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