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[adv] to or in a foreign country; "they had never travelled abroad"
[adv] in a place across an ocean
[adv] far away from home or one's usual surroundings; "looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall
[adj] in a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets"


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Misc. Definitions

\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. 4
5. {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.

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