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10:44 Jul 19, 2005
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Art/Literary - Education / Pedagogy
English term or phrase: outward bound
colorado outward bound school...what does "outward bound" mean in this context?
Om Zeina
English translation:Below
Explanation:
The first Outward Bound School was opened in Aberdovey, Wales in 1941 by Lawrence Holt and Kurt Hahn. Its founding mission was to give young seamen the ability to survive harsh conditions at sea by teaching confidence and tenacity. The name Outward Bound came from the nautical expression that refers to the moment a ship leaves the pier.



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Explanation:
The first Outward Bound School was opened in Aberdovey, Wales in 1941 by Lawrence Holt and Kurt Hahn. Its founding mission was to give young seamen the ability to survive harsh conditions at sea by teaching confidence and tenacity. The name Outward Bound came from the nautical expression that refers to the moment a ship leaves the pier.



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