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
For those who are landlocked, the Los Angeles Times had some suggestions on where to enjoy this rare treat.
Macedonia, a small, landlocked Balkan country of two million, transformed from a fragile but promising democracy to an authoritarian state under Nikola Gruevski, who was prime minister from 2006 to 2016.
Back in 2005, a series of protests rocked the landlocked Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, and eventually unseated the government of President Askar Akayev.
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First Known Use of landlocked
LANDLOCKED Defined for English Language Learners
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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