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inlier

[in-lahy-er] /ˈɪnˌlaɪ ər/
noun, Geology.
1.
an outcrop of a formation completely surrounded by rocks of younger age.
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Origin of inlier
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; in + (out)lier
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inlier

/ˈɪnˌlaɪə/
noun
1.
an outcrop of rocks that is entirely surrounded by younger rocks
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