• Further evidence of Gissibl's tie-up with the People's Bund for Germans Living Abroad
    Further evidence of Gissibl's tie-up with the People's Bund for Germans Living Abroad
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj abroad in a foreign country "markets abroad","overseas markets"
    • adv abroad to or in a foreign country "they had never travelled abroad"
    • adv abroad in a place across an ocean
    • adv abroad far away from home or one's usual surroundings "looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Abroad At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad . "The fox roams far abroad ."
    • Abroad 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."
    • Abroad Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries; as, we have broils at home and enemies abroad . "Another prince . . . was living abroad ."
    • Abroad 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 ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • abroad Broadly; widely; expansively; outward on all or on both sides.
    • abroad Out of or beyond certain limits Beyond the walls of a house or the bounds of any inclosure: as, to walk abroad.
    • abroad Absent; gone away, especially to a considerable distance: as, the head of the firm is abroad. In an active state; astir; in circulation: as, there are thieves abroad; rumors of disaster are abroad.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Abroad a-brawd′ on the broad or open space: out of doors: public: in another country.
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross.”
  • Alexander Pope
    “Did some more sober critics come abroad? If wrong, I smil'd; if right, I kiss'd the rod.”
  • St. Augustine
    “By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.”
  • Sir Henry Wotton
    Sir Henry Wotton
    “An ambassador is an honest person sent to lie abroad for their country.”
  • Washington Irving
    “Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.”
  • Dorothy Thompson
    Dorothy Thompson
    “Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. a-, + broad,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prep. a, and Broad.


In literature:

His pioneering is watched with interest abroad as well as here.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
A dim sail or two, small and motionless, told that the fishermen were abroad.
"The Hour and the Man" by Harriet Martineau
Philip had certainly not been abroad.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
Spain was still to him "the head of the Papal Interest," whether at home or abroad.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Floyd leased his quarry on advantageous terms, and offered to take his mother and two sisters abroad.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
It was no night to be abroad on the ice.
"Harbor Tales Down North" by Norman Duncan
Do you mean to say you wouldn't enter the churches abroad?
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
Mary was still abroad.
"Curious, if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell
Wars and tumults were abroad, and Lancashire drained the cup of bitterness even to the dregs.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
They looked abroad over the country, in order, if possible, to descry some living creature.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
The person who sends the exports abroad.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
I looked abroad and made inquiries.
"Thoughts on Missions" by Sheldon Dibble
If he is encouraged to take them abroad, he may do so, but I wash my hands of him.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
It was all very pleasant and entertaining to Henrietta, who had never been abroad, never even away from her own family.
"The Third Miss Symons" by Flora Macdonald Mayor
With distress at home and revolution abroad, signs of the coming change made themselves felt at the General Election.
"Lord John Russell" by Stuart J. Reid
But though Frederic was diverted by this charming pasquinade, he was unwilling that it should get abroad.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
This gentleman afterwards went abroad, and died in Italy, on his way to Rome, having no man to assist him.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
British wage-earners surely cannot expect to be paid wages in respect of articles made abroad.
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
What the wail yon city casts abroad?
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Sometimes in her travels she had a maid, often when she was abroad she had both a maid and a man.
"Helen Grant's Schooldays" by Amanda M. Douglas

In poetry:

"I liked all learning
And wished to share it
Abroad like pollen
For all who merit.
"Thomas Jefferson" by Stephen Vincent Benet
I hope God will protect her
By night and by day,
At home and abroad,
When she's far away.
"Attempted Assassination of the Queen" by William Topaz McGonagall
"When on force
Of the horse
The arm flung abroad
Is sweeping,
And reaping
The harvest of God!
"Abu Midjan" by George MacDonald
They wear them for punching
Our tickets in trams,
Or pushing their babies
Abroad in their prams.
"A Question" by Cicely Fox Smith
Angels of good, they shed abroad
The spirit of the dove;
For He who gave them, is a God
Of love.
"The Angels Of Earth" by James Avis Bartley
We have the glorious sun,
Lamp and fireside.
Grudge not the dead their moonshine
When abroad they ride.
"Dicky" by Robert Graves

In news:

A guide to disaster at home and abroad.
As wages and shipping costs rise abroad, unemployment stays high at home, and strategic discontent with offshoring grows, US Manufacturing finds itself facing its best chance at staging a comeback.
"I have told my son to come home," said Shabaz, 60, who is part owner of a printing house, adding that he had spent his life encouraging his son and daughter to study abroad.
Pizza Hut's cheeseburger- ringed pizza is just one of the many innovations fast-food restaurants are trying abroad.
View full size Gary A. Vasquez/US PRESSWIRE Knicks teammates Tyson Chandler and Carmelo Anthony used their summer abroad to build cohesion.
The Emir takes credit for adopting, when Finance Minister in the 1960's, a Fund for Future Generations by setting aside part of the country's oil earnings every year for investments abroad.
LOS ANGELES — Howard Berman, the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Relations Committee, has made more than 150 trips abroad during his three decades in Washington.
Both at home and abroad.
A re we stupid abroad by accident or design.
Japanese baseball could lift the 'Tazawa Rule' that places restrictions on prospects who begin their professional careers abroad following schoolboy Shohei Otani's decision to pursue his dream of playing Major League Baseball.
Although I've never been the type to make a lot of noise about it, I'm proud to be an American and proud of what this nation has accomplished both at home and abroad.
Service Abroad Via Mail Should Be Permitted.
Here's how Better World Books sends employees abroad to help its nonprofit partners.
Not all phones will work abroad, and even if yours does, you could end up with roaming charges unless you sign up for an international calling plan before you go.
Dispatch 'Bad Omen': Iranians at Home, Abroad on Canada Severing Relations.

In science:

The author was supported by the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad.
Generic section of a hyperplane arrangement and twisted Hurewicz maps
Only in these collaborations I really learned what doing research encompasses, and I enjoyed it very much. I would also like to thank many other colleagues I met during the last years for the stimulating discussions and the pleasant times in Amsterdam and on all those trips abroad.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
Fellow for Research Abroad of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. P.G.W.
Entropic droplets and activated events near the glass transition of a random heteropolymer
I am very grateful to the Department of Physics at the University of Oslo for financial support during four and half years, and thereby giving me the opportunity to study quantum field theory. I also thank the theory group for financial support to several conferences and workshops in Norway as well as abroad.
On Effective Field Theories at Finite Temperature
HS was supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science as a research fellow abroad.
Will hyperbolic formulations help numerical relativity? - Experiments using Ashtekar's connection variables
The adversaries to an election system are not teenagers in garages but foreign governments and powerful interests at home and abroad.
Security Considerations for Remote Electronic Voting over the Internet
These PATPAA conferences, conducted once in three three years, attract a large participation from across the entire nation and some from abroad with enthusiasm and interest .
The world of synchrotrons
In the last few years the worry has been abroad that DM halos are predicted to contain more substructure than the observed number of satellite galaxies suggests exists.
Dark Matter in Galaxies: Conference Summary
Saito, which I began to study while travelling abroad in the final year of my PhD.
Fubini's theorem and non-linear change of variables over a two-dimensional local field
These visits abroad would not have been possible without the generosity of the Cecil King Foundation and London Mathematical Society, who funded me through the Cecil King Travel Scholarship.
Fubini's theorem and non-linear change of variables over a two-dimensional local field
Hence, papers authored during a post-doctoral fellowship abroad are not included, except when they are written with collaborators from Quebec.
On the shoulders of students? The contribution of PhD students to the advancement of knowledge
He has a vast teaching experience in various universities in India and abroad.
Query sensitive comparative summarization of search results using concept based segmentation
The second author was partially supported by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) 22740008 and by JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad.
Classification of resolving subcategories and grade consistent functions
The third author was partially supported by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) 22740008 and by JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad.
Modules that detect finite homological dimensions
Besides that I got the opportunity to visit workshops, conferences and universities abroad, with financial support of your NWO Pionier grant.
Symmetries and interactions in matrix string theory