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{{Other uses|Outpost (disambiguation){{!}}Outpost}}
 
{{wiktionary|Outpost}}
 
{{wiktionary|Outpost}}
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[[File:Temple of Mallanna Sawamy.jpg|thumb|Police outpost near Mallannaswamy Temple]]
 
[[File:Temple of Mallanna Sawamy.jpg|thumb|Police outpost near Mallannaswamy Temple]]
 
A military '''outpost''' is a detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main [[Armed forces|force]] or [[Formation (military)|formation]], usually at a station in a remote or sparsely populated location, positioned to stand guard against unauthorized intrusions and surprise attacks; and the station occupied by such troops, usually a small military base or settlement in an outlying frontier, limit, political boundary or in another country.<ref name="Dictionary meaning: Outpost">[http://www.thefreedictionary.com/outpost Dictionary meaning: Outpost]; TheFreeDictionary; An online Dictionary and Thesaurus</ref>
 
A military '''outpost''' is a detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main [[Armed forces|force]] or [[Formation (military)|formation]], usually at a station in a remote or sparsely populated location, positioned to stand guard against unauthorized intrusions and surprise attacks; and the station occupied by such troops, usually a small military base or settlement in an outlying frontier, limit, political boundary or in another country.<ref name="Dictionary meaning: Outpost">[http://www.thefreedictionary.com/outpost Dictionary meaning: Outpost]; TheFreeDictionary; An online Dictionary and Thesaurus</ref>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Border outpost]]
 
* [[Border outpost]]
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* [[Outpost (civilian)]]
 
* [[Observation post]]
 
* [[Observation post]]
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* [[Human outpost]]
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

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