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purlieu

1. English history land on the edge of a forest that was once included within the bounds of the royal forest but was later separated although still subject to some of the forest laws, esp regarding hunting
2. a neighbouring area; outskirts
3. Rare a district or suburb, esp one that is poor or squalid
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The park roused the anger of local gentry, whose honour and purlieu rights it menaced.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Rosemary, from Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, have told her parents of the discovery but they stressed no formal identification of the body has taken place.
Eighty police and volunteers with dogs combed the New Forest near the family home in Dibden Purlieu, Hants.
Vincent's thought remains instructive because development is clearly encouraged, although always from within the purlieu of the Church's most fundamental prior convictions.
The nurse, from Dibden Purlieu, Hants, was treated at hospital but has now fully recovered.
Only the regulation of game animals was outside the Bureau's purlieu.
More and more disk-to-disk backup is replacing what was the purlieu of tape.
Within his purlieu were creative writing (seven volumes of poetry and two novellas), folklife, linguistics (particularly as related to Tamil, Kannada, Sanskrit, and Hindi), religion, and philosophy.
Thus while primary research and, perhaps increasingly, initial market development is still largely the purlieu of academia, industrialized development lays takes place in the industrial sector.
Many young people in the state system are courageously battling to learn while fielding a barrage of negative influences, not least a lack of aspirational encouragement from family who don't believe they can fulfil their dreams, unfavourable studying conditions, cynical educators, politicians and media who would have many children streamed into low expectations and "the trades" - "for the good of the country" - and that old festering sore of relentless class distinction and the conviction that underprivileged children should neither aspire beyond their origins nor their prejudice-defined purlieu.
Parents at the school in Dibden Purlieu, Hants, are convinced someone from a rival school made the call to sabotage their chances.
Woollard, of Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, admitted violent disorder after his mum Tania Garwood persuaded him to give himself up.