Associations to the word «Outlying»


OUTLYING, adjective. Relatively remote from some central location.
OUTLYING, adjective. Located outside of some boundary or limit.
OUTLYING, noun. A region relatively remote from a central location.
OUTLYING FIELD, noun. (military) (chiefly US) An airfield outside of the homebase.

Dictionary definition

OUTLYING, adjective. Relatively far from a center or middle; "outlying settlements".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke