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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 out·post /ˈaʊtˌpost/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Out·post n. Mil. (a) A post or station without the limits of a camp, or at a distance from the main body of an army, for observation of the enemy. (b) The troops placed at such a station.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a station in a remote or sparsely populated location [syn: outstation]
      2: a settlement on the frontier of civilization [syn: frontier
      3: a military post stationed at a distance from the main body
         of troops