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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ly·ing-in /ˌlaɪɪŋˈɪn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ly·ing-in /ˌlaɪɪŋˈɪn/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ly·ing-in n.
 1. The state attending, and consequent to, childbirth; confinement; as, a lying-in hospital.
 2. The act of bearing a child.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to
          the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
          [syn: parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, travail,
      [also: lyings-in (pl)]