Definition of off-lying in US English:

off-lying

adjective

  • Lying some way off, at a distance, or out of the way; remote; situated or placed some distance from or separately from the central or main part.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Examiner. From off- + lying, present participle of lie.

Pronunciation

off-lying

/ˈɒfˌlʌɪɪŋ/