Learner's definition of ABROAD
1 : in or to a foreign country
an actress who is popular both here and abroad
both at home and abroad
He hopes to study/travel/work/go abroad next year.
The family came here from abroad [=from a foreign country] three years ago.
2 formal : going from one person to the next : talked about or known about by many people 3 old-fashioned : away from your home