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  1. located near the center or farther in; lying inside.
  2. lying within a region or country.
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Related Words for inlying

domestic, gut, home, inland, innermost, inside, interior, internal, intimate, inward, private, remote, secret, visceral, within, autogenous, endogenous, in-house

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Historical Examples of inlying

  • We very soon got settled down, and mounted a guard and an inlying picquet.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • Then guards and inlying pickets were mounted and the scouts withdrawn.

  • Behind it the infantry lie down to sleep, a section of each company, as an inlying picket, dressed and accoutred.

  • The inlying pickets were accordingly doubled, and every man slept in his clothes, so as to be ready.

British Dictionary definitions for inlying


  1. situated within or inside
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