lying at a distance from the center or the main body; remote; out-of-the-way: outlying military posts.
lying outside the boundary or limit.

1655–65; out- + lying2

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outlying (ˈaʊtˌlaɪɪŋ)
distant or remote from the main body or centre, as of a town or region

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Word Origin & History

"outside certain limits," 1663, from out + lying. Meaning "remote from the center" is first recorded 1689.
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Example sentences
The timber-frame arbor shown at left covers an outlying patio on the same
  property, and it is truly spectacular in the daylight.
Probably there will always be a body of short narrative pieces, their
  authorship and origin lost, preserved in outlying regions.
Over time, violence in the outlying areas of the cities dropped sharply and
  land values rose.
The town was replanned in the form of outlying suburbs whereas the old town had
  dense housing around the commercial city centre.
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