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outlying

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/ˈaʊtˌlaɪɪŋ/
far from towns and cities, or far from the centre of a place: outlying farms/villages outlying areas/districtsDistant in space and timeAreas in towns and cities
Translations of “outlying”
in Vietnamese xa thành phố…
in Spanish remoto, lejano…
in Thai ที่ห่างไกล…
in Malaysian jauh dr bandar itu…
in French écarté, isolé…
in German entlegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遠離城鎮的, 遠離中心的, 邊遠的…
in Indonesian jauh…
in Russian отдаленный, дальний…
in Turkish çok uzak, çok uzaktaki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 远离城镇的, 远离中心的, 边远的…
in Polish odległy, oddalony…
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