outlying

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adjective out·ly·ing \ˈau̇t-ˌlī-iŋ\

Definition of outlying

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

Examples of outlying in a sentence

  1. the outlying areas of the city

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First Known Use of outlying

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OUTLYING Defined for English Language Learners

outlying

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adjective out·ly·ing \ˈau̇t-ˌlī-iŋ\

Definition of outlying for English Language Learners

  • : far away from the center of a place


OUTLYING Defined for Kids

outlying

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adjective out·ly·ing \ˈau̇t-ˌlī-iŋ\

Definition of outlying for Students

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



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