What does inland mean?

Definitions for inland
ˈɪn lənd; -ˌlænd, -ləndin·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inlandadverb

    situated away from an area's coast or border

  2. inlandadverb

    towards or into the interior of a region

    "the town is five miles inland"

Wiktionary

  1. inlandnoun

    The interior part of a country. Shakespeare

  2. inlandadverb

    Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook.

  3. inlandadjective

    Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.

  4. inlandadjective

    Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.

  5. inlandadjective

    Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign; as, an inland bill of exchange.

  6. inlandadjective

    Ukraine.U () - in, Kraina () - land. A country being situated geagraphically in the center of Europe.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Inlandadjective

    Interior; lying remote from the sea.

    Etymology: in and land.

    In this wide inland sea, that hight by name,
    The idle lake, my wand'ring ship I row. Fairy Queen.

    Goodly laws, like little inland seas, will carry even ships upon their waters. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.

    An old religious uncle of mine was, in his youth, an inland man. William Shakespeare, As you like it.

    A substitute shines brightly as a king,
    Until a king be by; and then his state
    Empties itself, as doth an inland brook
    Into the main of waters. William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.

    This person did publish a pamphlet printed in England for a general excise, or inland duty. Jonathan Swift.

  2. Inlandnoun

    Interior or midland parts.

    Out of these small beginnings, gotten near to the mountains, did they spread themselves into the Inland. Edmund Spenser.

    They of those marches shall defend
    Our inland from the pilferring borderers. William Shakespeare.

    The rest were all
    Far to th' inland retir'd, about the walls
    Of Pandæmonium. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. x.

ChatGPT

  1. inland

    Inland refers to an area that is located away from the coast or the border of a country, more towards the inner parts of a land or a region. It is not near the sea or not along the outer boundaries of a country.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inlandadjective

    within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town

  2. Inlandadjective

    limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc

  3. Inlandadjective

    confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreing; as, an inland bill of exchange. See Exchange

  4. Inlandnoun

    the interior part of a country

  5. Inlandadverb

    into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inland

    in′land, n. the interior part of a country.—adj. remote from the sea: carried on or produced within a country: confined to a country: (Shak.) refined, polished.—n. In′lander, one who lives inland.—Inland navigation, passage of boats or vessels on rivers, lakes, or canals within a country; Inland revenue, internal revenue, derived from excise, stamps, income-tax, &c. [A.S. inland, a domain—in and land.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inland' in Adjectives Frequency: #915

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inland in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of inland in a Sentence

  1. John Coyne:

    The Allies were better at supplying the army on the beaches and moving inland, of bigger importance was the Allied efforts to find beaches that would support tanks and other heavy vehicles.

  2. Chris Shuman:

    This is in pretty shallow water generally, so there is every chance this is just ‘warm springs’ or seeps of ground water flowing from the mountains inland that make their presence known in this particular area, the other possibility is that warmer water from Beaufort currents or out of the Mackenzie River is finding its way to the surface due to interacting with the bathymetry, just the way some polynyas form.

  3. David Holland via AP:

    I think the ice shelf will be gone in a matter of years to decades, but the actual inland ice, that’s the really unknown question.

  4. Mary Jackson:

    Even 150 miles inland, we had 80 mile-an-hour winds, days without power, widespread devastation and months of clean up.

  5. Dan Schnur:

    Coastal and inland California have become two increasingly different states - economically, culturally and philosophically.

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