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inland

[adj. in-luh nd; adv., n. in-land, -luh nd] /adj. ˈɪn lənd; adv., n. ˈɪnˌlænd, -lənd/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or situated in the interior part of a country or region:
inland cities.
2.
British. domestic or internal:
inland revenue.
adverb
3.
in or toward the interior of a country.
noun
4.
the interior part of a country.
Origin of inland
950
before 950; Middle English, Old English; see in-1, land
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inland

adjective (ˈɪnlənd)
1.
of, concerning, or located in the interior of a country or region away from a sea or border
2.
(mainly Brit) operating within a country or region; domestic; not foreign
noun (ˈɪnˌlænd; -lənd)
3.
the interior of a country or region
adverb (ˈɪnˌlænd; -lənd)
4.
towards or into the interior of a country or region
Derived Forms
inlander, noun
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Word Origin and History for inland
adj.

Old English inn lond "land around the mansion of an estate," from in + land (n.). Meaning "interior parts of a country, remote from the sea or borders" is from 1570s. As an adjective, "of or pertaining to interior parts of a country," from 1550s.

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