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Abroad appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • "Sir, a pro seminar’s abroad!" I remonstrate, "Live vile tarts? No, Merida or Basra, Nimes or Paris!"
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Video footage: Many essential and specialized products are made abroad. (1950s)
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Definition of the adjective abroad

What does abroad mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more abroad / most abroad

  1. in a foreign country

Definition of the adverb abroad

What does abroad mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. to or in a foreign country
    • example: they had never travelled abroad
  2. far away from home or one's usual surroundings
  3. in a place across an ocean

Alternative definition of the adverb abroad


  1. [dated] At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space
  2. [dated] Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode
  3. Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries.
  4. [dated] Before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely.

Definition of the noun abroad

What does abroad mean as a name of something?


  1. [neologism] countries or lands abroad

Phrases with Abroad

  1. Study abroad
  2. service abroad

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abroad

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Google previewPhilologia Anglicana: or, a Philological and synonymical dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals-their sense defined-and the same illustrated and supported by proper examples and notes, critical and explanatory. [“A-Adornment” only.] (1806)

by Benjamin DAWSON (Rector of Burgh, Suffolk.)

For whatever is or acts abroad, mustbe in the situation denoted by these'terms; Hence we can say with propriety—“ Let the bird out of the cage, ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

Jacqueline HowardMatthews Jacqueline HowardMatthews HowardMatthews, Jacqueline Study Abroad and Cultural Awareness Study abroad and cultural awareness 799 804 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ABROAD. ABROGATE. ABSOLVE. ABSTINENCE. Inferences to other «se«. French officer. ABE- KESO. The rose sprcd to spaunishhing To seen it was a goodly thing But it lie was so sprede on bvcde, That men within might knowe the sedc.

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

“come abroad” is used in Rom. 16:19 to indicate a report that has been most widely diffused (literally, “did reach unto all”). Similar idiomatic translations of the King James ...

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Small photo of Cheerful woman searching direction on location map while traveling abroad in summer, happy female tourist searching road to hotel on atlas in a foreign city during vacationSmall photo of TAIPEI, TAIWAN - JANUARY 8, 2017 - Young Taiwanese man pointing out important landmarks and history of Taipei for a foreign student studying abroadSmall photo of Young beautiful female traveler standing on the street with window and light. Trendy look searching direction on location map while traveling abroad.Small photo of Semester Abroad text with young woman with flags of English speaking countriesSmall photo of WORKING ABROAD. Chalkboard with written message and beautiful beach background.Small photo of travel concept, two passports on the map of the world, holidays abroadSmall photo of WORKING ABROAD? More...

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Quotes about Abroad

at home, all these mountains are ours
abroad, all these dreams are ours
at home, all the people are our brothers
abroad, they're not, they're the others. (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1O1A1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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