inland

[ adjective in-luh nd; adverb, noun in-land, -luh nd ]SEE DEFINITION OF inland
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INLAND

Our rookery was in the middle swamp a day inland from Talimeco, safe and secret.

In winter it was an inland sea and in summer a noxious swamp.

He may have been forty years old, and he was a great voyager on the inland sea.

Three mornings later he brought an inland letter from Stephen.

Then, climbing down, she reached the lower ground and struck off inland.

As the wind came from the sea, the flag must be inland somewhere.

Wheat is grown in the north-west, and cotton in the inland parts of the country.

Fish are wasted on inland streams in the following ways: By dynamiting.

When these pieces break away the inland ice is said to "calve."

Everyone sided with the smugglers, both on the coast and inland.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English inn lond "land around the mansion of an estate," from in + land (n.). Meaning "interior parts of a country, remote from the sea or borders" is from 1570s. As an adjective, "of or pertaining to interior parts of a country," from 1550s.

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