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outlying

adjective out·ly·ing \ˈat-ˌlī-iŋ\

: far away from the center of a place

Full Definition of OUTLYING

:  remote from a center or main body <outlying areas>

Examples of OUTLYING

  1. the outlying areas of the city

First Known Use of OUTLYING

circa 1690

Rhymes with OUTLYING

OUTLYING Defined for Kids

outlying

adjective out·ly·ing \ˈat-ˌlī-iŋ\

Definition of OUTLYING for Kids

:  being far from a central point :  remote <We saw outlying parts of the city.>

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