ETYM Old Eng. forein, French forain, Late Lat. foraneus, from Latin foras, foris, out of doors, abroad, without; akin to fores doors, and Eng. door. Related to Door, Foreclose, Forfeit, Forest, Forum.
1. Of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than one's own).
2. Relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world.