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Meaning of INLAND

Pronunciation:  'inlund

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  towards or into the interior of a region; "the town is five miles inland"
  2. [adj]  situated away from an area's coast or border

INLAND is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: interior, landlocked, midland, upcountry
 Antonyms: coastal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In"land\, a.
    1. Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or
       from open water; interior; as, an inland town. ``This wide
       inland sea.'' --Spenser.
             From inland regions to the distant main. --Cowper.
    2. Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the
       seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as,
       inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.
    3. Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreing; as,
       an inland bill of exchange. See {Exchange}.
  2. \In"land\, n.
    The interior part of a country. --Shak.
  3. \In"land\, adv.
    Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. --Cook.
          The greatest waves of population have rolled inland
          from the east.                           --S. Turner.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: heartland, hinterland, home, inlands, inshore, interior, internal, intestine, inward, inwardly, inwards, mediterranean, midland, midlands, municipal, national, native, up-country, withinwards