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Is it possible to save a layer file into a file geodatabase?
No, it is not possible to save a layer file into a file geodatabase. Layer files store the properties of a layer (such as symbology, labels, and scale thresholds) in ArcMap, and cannot be stored inside of a geodatabase. This includes file geodatabases and enterprise (ArcSDE) geodatabases.
Refer to the Geodatabase: Data Storage page for more information.