Definition of outlying in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtlʌɪɪŋ/


Situated far from a centre; remote: an outlying village
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  • It would cover the entire town centre as well as outlying areas.
  • The last of its tumble-down outlying villages, with its cheering raggedy children, was left behind many hours ago.
  • Access routes to emergency services, such as hospitals, are also covered, as are main roads to outlying villages.

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