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English definition of “low-lying”

low-lying

adjective uk   /ˌləʊˈlaɪ.ɪŋ/ us    /ˌloʊ-/
describes land that is at or near the level of the sea: People living in low-lying areas were evacuated because of the floods.Coasts and beachesBays and gulfs
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