from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A foreigner.


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German Ausländer, from Ausland, foreign country : aus-, away (from Middle High German ūz-, from Old High German, from ūz, out, away; see ud- in Indo-European roots) + Land, land; see hinterland.]


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  • As a 14 year-old "auslander" (the German word for foreigner) I was astutely aware that I was different, but unaware that I would be reminded of the fact on many occasions.

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  • It's always good politics to frame an attack on the auslander but China?

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  • So when I defended the guide from my personal experience, they attacked me as an auslander.

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  • Nürnberg is the correct spelling – anything else is auslander gibberish …

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  • FISHER: Yeah, auslander, foreigners, and the German word means outlanders, people from outside the country.

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  • It means a groundhog, an earthcrawler, a dirt dweller, one who never goes into space, not of our tribe, not human, a goy, an auslander, a savage, beneath contempt.

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  • Paul Curley: "You know, I would say, as an American racing in Europe, I was definitely an outsider, and 'auslander.'"

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  • All that was needed abroad or at home was to repeat the same sentence more slowly at a puzzled auslander, if that didn't work it was polite to bellow it repeatedly while frothing at the mouth until puce.

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  • Lifelong Baltimoreans always spot a journalist imported from out of town, because an auslander will write about people sitting on the stoop.

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  • The aufenthalterlaubnis I think you only need it if you are auslander or trying to bring someone, which was why my husband had to get his, but even there some ladies in the office said, oh you dont need it, and some said he did, so in the end we got it.

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