Definition of low-lying in English:
At low altitude above sea level: flooding problems in low-lying areas
More example sentences
- A big problem is that salt water has contaminated a lot of wells in the low-lying areas when this tidal wave came in.
- Breeding habitat is mostly inland around low-lying marshy areas near lakes.
- The most dramatic effect would be an increase in sea levels due to melting of the polar ice caps causing many low-lying costal areas to flood.
Definition of low-lying in:
- US English dictionary
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