Synonyms for outlying

Grammar : Adj
Spell : out-lahy-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈaʊtˌlaɪ ɪŋ

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Définition of outlying

Origin :
  • "outside certain limits," 1660s, from out + present participle of lie (v.2). Meaning "remote from the center" is first recorded 1680s.
  • adj in rural area; remote
Example sentences :
  • Possibly, after all, the man was merely a patrol from some outlying station.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • He was a patrol guard, on a visiting tour of the outlying stations.
  • Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • France is summed up to him in Paris and in the chateaux of outlying districts.
  • Extract from : « Italy, the Magic Land » by Lilian Whiting
  • Is it some outlying debt of vengeance, an old vendetta, detains you here?
  • Extract from : « The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly » by Charles James Lever
  • Was it on some small, outlying island, as has been suggested?
  • Extract from : « Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers » by Various
  • And those in the outlying districts don't even pretend to have a business.
  • Extract from : « Secret Armies » by John L. Spivak
  • The wonder is that the outlying settlements were not abandoned.
  • Extract from : « A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I » by Francis Parkman
  • He would have given to the Garden of Eden the atmosphere of an outlying suburb.
  • Extract from : « They and I » by Jerome K. Jerome
  • I shall have to do a lot of trekking in the wild, outlying parts.
  • Extract from : « The Rhodesian » by Gertrude Page
  • The detachment of the outlying portions of the empire followed.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 » by Various

Antonyms for outlying

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