Outpost (civilian)

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An Outpost in civilian terms denotes an outlying frontier settlement or colony in a remote or sparsely populated location, on the frontier of civilization or on or across political boundaries of the state, far away from the home or country; and the body of people who settle here far from home but maintaining ties with their homeland remaining nationals of their home state even though they are not literally under the home state's system of government.[1]

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  1. ^ Dictionary meaning: Outpost; TheFreeDictionary; An online Dictionary and Thesaurus