Definition of outlying
: remote from a center or main body outlying areas
Examples of outlying in a Sentence
the outlying areas of the city
Recent Examples of outlying from the Web
When the three garages are full, flashing signs on airport roads direct passengers to outlying, surface lots.
Officials said troops have cleared about 90 percent of Marawi, a scenic lakeshore city with a population of more than 200,000, many of whom have fled to crowded evacuation camps in outlying towns.
The also have stores in Parma, and other outlying areas of Idaho, and Nyssa, Oregon.
Roughly speaking (and barring any outlying factors like price cuts or shortages), September and October are roughly similar, November is 2.5x September/October, and December is 3.75x September/October.
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First Known Use of outlying
OUTLYING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outlying for English Language Learners
: far away from the center of a place
OUTLYING Defined for Kids
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