Example sentences for: outlying

How can you use “outlying” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If you take a taxi from the outlying resort areas, this is a good place to alight — before traffic in the narrow streets forces your vehicle to a halt.

  • It’s an ideal way for the visitor to reach outlying sights and villages.

  • Ask at tourist offices for information on bike tours of the city and outlying areas such as Fontainebleau.

  • The water is generally calm, protected from waves and undercurrents by an outlying coral reef.

  • On my way out of town, I drive through a fold in time,a tunnel through the history of shopping:boarded-up storefronts on the narrow commercial streets,the old strips and plazas with a muffler shop or a chicken fryer left,and larger sites--a five-and-dime blown out into a warehouse,fast-food shops, all local chains now,with their scratchy speakers and pot-holed drive-thru lanes;then the first real malls, big as aircraft carriers, low and blocky,their outlying coffee shops and two-screen theaters like escorts;at last a quieting stretch, the freeway growing wallsand the walled tracts all around nestled in their names--The Willows, Hunt Club Crossing, Hidden Acres--their malls planted, soft-colored, smoothly designed,broad single lumps surrounded by asphalt prairie,distant and unobtrusive as buttes.


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