1. For a few years we lived in a peripheral area of the city.
2. marginal; unusual; unconventional
2. He had always felt far more at home with peripheral people than with conventional ones.
peri (round about)#pherein (to carry) (Greek)
Villages on the Periphery of any country are of less importance. i. e peripheral Computer Peripherals do not come with the motherboard. eg: keyboard, mouse remind from "periphery" which means at the edge of sth