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periphery

  

      n   pl   , -eries  
1    the outermost boundary of an area  
2    the outside surface of something  
3      (Anatomy)   the surface or outermost part of the body or one of its organs or parts  
     (C16: from Late Latin peripheria, from Greek, from peri- + pherein to bear)  
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periphery

  
  
ambit, border, boundary, brim, brink, circumference, edge, fringe, hem, outer edge, outskirts, perimeter, rim, skirt, verge  

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