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inlier

noun in·li·er \ˈin-ˌlī(-ə)r\

Definition of INLIER

1
:  a mass of rock whose outcrop is surrounded by rock of younger age
2
:  a distinct area or formation completely surrounded by another; also :  enclave

Origin of INLIER

3in + outlier
First Known Use: circa 1859

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