land-locked

landlocked

[land-lokt]
adjective
1.
shut in completely, or almost completely, by land: a landlocked bay.
2.
having no direct access to the sea: a landlocked country.
3.
living in waters shut off from the sea, as some fish.

Origin:
1615–25; land + lock1 + -ed2

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landlocked (ˈlændˌlɒkt)
 
adj
1.  (of a country) completely surrounded by land
2.  (esp of lakes) completely or almost completely surrounded by land
3.  (esp of certain salmon) living in fresh water that is permanently isolated from the sea

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landlocked
1620s, from land + lock (1).
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