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adjective as in interior

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Once the shoreline of a great inland sea, the sandstone here is roughly 320 million years old and reaches four miles below the surface.

That probably means we’ll have to rethink the system, rip infrastructure out of the ground and move it inland where it’s safe from waves.

The situation is worse in southwestern and inland northwestern states.

The Abenaki people, who have migrated between this coast and inland Maine for thousands of years, share their continuing story at the Abbe Museum, which has a location both inside and outside the park.

Conservationists are also worried about Pakistan’s inland waterways project, under which the Indus is to be developed for goods transportation by giant vessels.

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To “link up the beachheads and peg out claims well inland” was necessarily the first aim of Overlord.

Another ship, the Eduard Bohlen, currently rests half-buried inland after crashing in 1909.

They scrambled onto boats to Lebanon, Jordan or Gaza, or raced inland.

Follow that borderline inland for a couple hundred kilometers and what do you hit?

Now dense settlements crowd coastlines, and inland areas are no longer empty.

Thus four thousand Indians at most roam through, rather than occupy, these vast stretches of inland territory and sea-shore.

This was bordered by salt marshes only, covered occasionally at spring tides by the sea, some of which extended pretty far inland.

The tidal rivers mentioned previously are actually estuaries of Chesapeake Bay and they flow periodically inland.

Dead ground; defiladed from inland batteries; deep water right close to the shore!

Deedes also met me and the whole band of us made our way inland to my battle dugout.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inland, such as: back country, backland, boondocks, central, heartland, and hinterland.

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