outlying definition

  • adjective:
    • Relatively remote or remote from a center or center: outlying regions.
    • Relatively remote from some main location.
    • situated beyond some boundary or restriction.
    • Lying or being well away from central component, or perhaps the main human body; being on, or beyond, the frontier; external; remote; detached.
    • reasonably definately not a center or middle
  • others:
    • Lying without or beyond the boundary or limitation: external; extraneous; non-appurtenant; alien.
    • Lying well away from primary body, design, etc.; appurtenant, not contiguous; disconnected; isolated; ergo, unrelated; extrinsic.

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