Purlieus in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Purlieus

the area surrounding a place

Examples of Purlieus in a sentence

The townspeople searched the purlieus of the area where the dog disappeared, hoping that they would be able to find him on the outer edge. 🔊

Living on the outskirts of town, the couple preferred to live in the purlieus rather than directly inside the city limits. 🔊

It is cheaper to rent a condo in the purlieus of the beach than it is to reserve a shorefront property. 🔊

Unmarked graves in the purlieus of the cemetery are not visited as much as those directly inside the graveyard gates. 🔊

Setting up a camp on the outskirts of the city, the enemy forces hoped that hiding in the purlieus would give them an advantage. 🔊

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