outlying

[ out-lahy-ing ]
/ ˈaʊtˌlaɪ ɪŋ /

adjective

lying at a distance from the center or the main body; remote; out-of-the-way: outlying military posts.
lying outside the boundary or limit.

Origin of outlying

First recorded in 1655–65; out- + lying2
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outlying

/ (ˈaʊtˌlaɪɪŋ) /

adjective

distant or remote from the main body or centre, as of a town or region

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