inlands

inland

[adj. in-luhnd; adv., n. in-land, -luhnd]
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:
before 950; Middle English, Old English; see in-1, land

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inland
 
adj
1.  of, concerning, or located in the interior of a country or region away from a sea or border
2.  chiefly (Brit) operating within a country or region; domestic; not foreign
 
n
3.  the interior of a country or region
 
adv
4.  towards or into the interior of a country or region
 
'inlander
 
n

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inland
O.E. inn lond "land around the mansion of an estate," from in + land. Meaning "interior parts of a country, remote from the sea or borders" is from 1557.
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