outpost

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. sentry, scout, picket, vanguard; border, march, frontier; outstation, fort. See distance, environment, defense.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. forward position, outstation, forward line, vanguard, listening post, point of attack; see also boundary , position 1 .

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