Definition of landlocked
1 : enclosed or nearly enclosed by land a landlocked country
2 : confined to freshwater by some barrier landlocked salmon
3 : living or located away from the ocean a landlocked sailor
Recent Examples of landlocked from the Web
Bhutan, also known as the Land of the Thunder Dragon, is a small landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas.
Yes, the landlocked city of Naperville, about 30 miles west of Lake Michigan, is considered a beach town by WalletHub thanks to the onetime limestone quarry that's now known as Centennial Beach.
Atlanta has one of the highest levels of air pollutants because of congestion, its landlocked geography and heat.
LAKE OROVILLE Guide Rustic Rob has been out twice fishing for landlocked salmon and skunked twice.
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolians will vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to get more from the vast landlocked country’s mineral wealth.
The landlocked province of Guizhou has since emerged as ground zero.
Stuart Montaldo might look like a landlocked gondolier gliding along bike paths on an extra-long skateboard, leaving bewildered cyclists and joggers in his dust.
The landlocked nation is considering a $7 billion plan to build coal, wind and solar plants that could send electricity across China, Russia, South Korea and Japan, according to Tamir Batsaikhan, a project director with the Shivee Energy Complex.
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Definition of landlocked for English Language Learners
: surrounded by land
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Definition of landlocked for Students
1 : shut in or nearly shut in by land a landlocked harbor
2 : kept from leaving fresh water by some barrier landlocked salmon
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