[ US /ˈaʊtˌɫaɪɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /a‍ʊtlˈa‍ɪɪŋ/ ]
  1. relatively far from a center or middle
    outlying settlements
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How To Use outlying In A Sentence

  • However, visitors from outlying areas to attend football matches will contribute substantially to the local economy of the cities mentioned above.
  • At the end of a dusty trip to an outlying village of skeletons, I would have ravenous hunger. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War
  • He manages to arrest his fall by grabbing ‘the last outlying knot of starved herbage ere the rock appeared in all its bareness’.
  • Today, Mount Athos is home to some 1,800 monks living in 20 monasteries and outlying hermitages. A Fossil With Flesh
  • A purlieu is a familiar or outlying place; a purview is a range or scope. Languagehat.com: BEAT THE JUDGE.
  • It should start giving inducements that it now lavishes on businesses locating to the inner sanctums of Bradford to all outlying regions.
  • A police station on some of York's troubled estates or outlying towns and villages at night could make all the difference.
  • Highly endangered endemics include the Bermuda petrel (Pterodroma cahow), whose nesting sites are currently restricted to a few outlying islets, and the Bermuda skink (Eumeces longirostris). Bermuda subtropical conifer forests
  • As Tharanal had led them towards it yesterday, he'd seen thick plumes of smoke - and other, more noxious vapors - rising from outlying ventilation shafts like the fumaroles of volcanos.
  • The coasts of the outlying islands were rich in seals and the sea plentiful with whales. War Nears New Zealand
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