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landlocked salmon

a variety of the Atlantic Ocean salmon, Salmo salar, confined to the freshwater lakes of New England and adjacent areas of Canada.
Also called lake salmon.
Origin of landlocked salmon
1865-70, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Trout by nature, and landlocked salmon by artificial planting.

    Days Off Henry Van Dyke
  • John Denny said they were all onannaniche or landlocked salmon.

  • Some landlocked salmon have been introduced, but they are not adapted to North Dakota lakes and streams.

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