Definitions for landlockedˈlændˌlɒkt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. shut in completely, or almost completely, by land:

    a landlocked bay.

  2. having no direct access to the sea.

  3. living in waters shut off from the sea, as some fish.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. landlocked(adj)

    surrounded entirely or almost entirely by land

    "a landlocked country"


  1. landlocked(Adjective)

    Surrounded by land (having no borders with the sea).

    Switzerland is landlocked and obviously will never be a great sea power and must always trade overland.

  2. landlocked(Adjective)

    Living in freshwater, such as landlocked salmon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landlocked(adj)

    inclosed, or nearly inclosed, by land

  2. Landlocked(adj)

    confined to a fresh-water lake by reason of waterfalls or dams; -- said of fishes that would naturally seek the sea, after spawning; as, the landlocked salmon


  1. Landlocked country

    A landlocked country is a country entirely enclosed by land, or whose only coastlines lie on closed seas. There are 48 landlocked countries in the world, including partially recognized states. No landlocked countries are found on the continents of North America and Australia. The general economic and other disadvantages experienced by landlocked countries makes the majority of these countries Landlocked Developing Countries. Nine of the twelve countries with the lowest HDI scores are landlocked.

Translations for landlocked

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


enclosed by land

a landlocked country; That area is completely landlocked.

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