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inland

adjective in·land \ ˈin-ˌland , -lənd \

Definition of inland

1 :of or relating to the interior of a country
2 chiefly British :not foreign :domestic

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First Known Use of inland

15th century


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inland

noun

Definition of inland

:the interior part of a country

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First Known Use of inland

1573


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inland

adverb

Definition of inland

:into or toward the interior

Examples of inland in a Sentence

  1. They traveled inland from the sea.

  2. They live inland about three miles.

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First Known Use of inland

1600



INLAND Defined for English Language Learners

inland

adjective

Definition of inland for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or in the part of a country that is away from the coast or boundaries


inland

adverb

Definition of inland for English Language Learners

  • : in, into, or toward the middle of a country : away from the coast


INLAND Defined for Kids

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inland

adjective in·land \ ˈin-ˌland , -lənd \

Definition of inland for Students

:of or relating to the part of a country away from the coast
  • inland towns

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inland

noun

Definition of inland for Students

:the part of a country away from the coast or boundaries

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inland

adverb

Definition of inland for Students

:into or toward the area away from a coast
  • The storm moved inland.


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