landlocked

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adjective land·locked \ˈland-ˌläkt\

Definition of landlocked

  1. 1 :  enclosed or nearly enclosed by land a landlocked country

  2. 2 :  confined to freshwater by some barrier landlocked salmon

  3. 3 :  living or located away from the ocean a landlocked sailor

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LANDLOCKED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of landlocked for English Language Learners

  • : surrounded by land


LANDLOCKED Defined for Kids

landlocked

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adjective land·locked \ˈland-ˌläkt\

Definition of landlocked for Students

  1. 1 :  shut in or nearly shut in by land a landlocked harbor

  2. 2 :  kept from leaving fresh water by some barrier landlocked salmon



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