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Synonyms for purlieu

an outer adjacent area of any place

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The nurse, from Dibden Purlieu, Hants, was treated at hospital but has now fully recovered.
Only the regulation of game animals was outside the Bureau's purlieu.
More and more disk-to-disk backup is replacing what was the purlieu of tape.
Heyst in fact seeks a refuge from life in his island purlieu, the estranged real estate ordained by the father.
The planners we spoke to were not suggesting the research should come up with creative solutions -- that after all is clearly the purlieu of the creative director -- but more the general area to look in.
Within his purlieu were creative writing (seven volumes of poetry and two novellas), folklife, linguistics (particularly as related to Tamil, Kannada, Sanskrit, and Hindi), religion, and philosophy.
Of course to explore such a territory beyond the horizon of the reigning social discourse is to position oneself at the edges of society and in the purlieu of madness.
Thus while primary research and, perhaps increasingly, initial market development is still largely the purlieu of academia, industrialized development lays takes place in the industrial sector.
Mr Davis, from Dibden Purlieu, Hants, said: "I am lucky to be alive.
Pornography here is the exclusive purlieu of its connoisseurs.
Many young people in the state system are courageously battling to learn while fielding a barrage of negative influences, not least a lack of aspirational encouragement from family who don't believe they can fulfil their dreams, unfavourable studying conditions, cynical educators, politicians and media who would have many children streamed into low expectations and "the trades" - "for the good of the country" - and that old festering sore of relentless class distinction and the conviction that underprivileged children should neither aspire beyond their origins nor their prejudice-defined purlieu.
Woollard, of Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, admitted violent disorder after his mum Tania Garwood persuaded him to give himself up.
BUCHAN Stewart, Dibden Purlieu, Southampton, Hants.
She was last seen by her family at their home in Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire on September 4.
Rosemary Edwards, 15, has not been seen since she left her family home in Wellington Close, Dibden Purlieu, Hants, on September 4.