Inlying vs Outlying - What's the difference?

inlying | outlying |


As adjectives the difference between inlying and outlying

is that inlying is located further in (especially from a coast) while outlying is relatively remote from some central location.

As a noun outlying is

a region relatively remote from a central location.

inlying

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Located further in (especially from a coast)
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    outlying

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Relatively remote from some central location.
  • The more outlying villages were never visited by their member of parliament.
  • Located outside of some boundary or limit.
  • When the map was redrawn after the war, our cousin found herself living in outlying territory.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A region relatively remote from a central location.
  • * 1975 , United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution, Water Pollution Control Act of 1972: Effect on Small Communities
  • The other areas and the outlyings will have to come in at a later date, although the council wrestles with that periodically. But the amount of money involved would be substantial.

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