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Definition of Abroad

Abroad

  1. At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad.
  2. Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode; as, to walk abroad.
  3. Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries; as, we have broils at home and enemies abroad.
  4. Before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely.

Abroad Quotations

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
Saint Augustine

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
Abraham Lincoln

When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself.
Deng Xiaoping

A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
James Madison
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Abroad Translations

abroad in Danish is udenfor
abroad in Dutch is in het buitenland
abroad in Finnish is ulkomailla
abroad in Italian is all'estero, in ogni direzione
abroad in Norwegian is utenfor, utenlands
abroad in Portuguese is no exterior
abroad in Spanish is en el extranjero, fuera
abroad in Swedish is utlandet, utomlands, utrikes
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