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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abroad  \A*broad"\,  adv  [Pref.  a-  +  broad.] 
  1.  At  large  widely;  broadly;  over  a  wide  space;  as  a  tree 
  spreads  its  branches  abroad. 
 
  The  fox  roams  far  abroad.  --Prior. 
 
  2.  Without  a  certain  confine;  outside  the  house;  away  from 
  one's  abode;  as  to  walk  abroad. 
 
  I  went  to  St  James',  where  another  was  preaching  in 
  the  court  abroad.  --Evelyn. 
 
  3.  Beyond  the  bounds  of  a  country;  in  foreign  countries;  as 
  we  have  broils  at  home  and  enemies  abroad.  ``Another 
  prince  .  .  .  was  living  abroad.''  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  Before  the  public  at  large  throughout  society  or  the 
  world;  here  and  there  widely. 
 
  He  went  out  and  began  to  publish  it  much  and  to 
  blaze  abroad  the  matter.  --Mark  i.  45. 
 
  {To  be  abroad}. 
  a  To  be  wide  of  the  mark;  to  be  at  fault;  as  you  are 
  all  abroad  in  your  guess. 
  b  To  be  at  a  loss  or  nonplused. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abroad 
  adj  :  in  a  foreign  country;  "markets  abroad";  "overseas  markets" 
  [syn:  {overseas}] 
  adv  1:  to  or  in  a  foreign  country;  "they  had  never  travelled 
  abroad" 
  2:  far  away  from  home  or  one's  usual  surroundings;  "looking 
  afield  for  new  lands  to  conquer"-  R.A.Hall  [syn:  {afield}] 
  3:  in  a  place  across  an  ocean  [syn:  {overseas},  {beyond  the  sea}, 
  {over  the  sea}] 




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