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Webster 1913 Edition


Inland

In′land

,
Adj.
1.
Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior;
as, an
inland
town
.
“This wide inland sea.”
Spenser.
From
inland
regions to the distant main.
Cowper.
2.
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.
Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign;
as, an
inland
bill of exchange
. See
Exchange
.

In′land

,
Noun.
The interior part of a country.
Shak.

In′land

,
adv.
Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast.
Cook.
The greatest waves of population have rolled
inland
from the east.
S. Turner.

Webster 1828 Edition


Inland

IN'LAND

,
Adj.
[in and land.] Interior; remote from the sea. Worcester in Massachusetts, and Lancaster in Pennsylvania, are large inland towns.
1.
Within land; remote from the ocean; as an inland lake or sea.
2.
Carried on within a country; domestic,not foreign; as inland trade or transportation; inland navigation.
3.
Confined to a country; drawn and payable in the same country; as an inland bill of exchange, distinguished from a foreign bill, which is drawn in one country on a person living in another.

IN'LAND

,
Noun.
The interior part of a country.

Definition 2022


Inland

Inland

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German

Noun

Inland n (uncountable)

  1. homeland, as opposed to foreign country; in composites: domestic
  2. inland, more or less remote from the ocean or from open water

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English

Adjective

inland (comparative more inland, superlative most inland)

  1. Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
  2. 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. Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign; as, an inland bill of exchange.

Translations

Noun

inland (plural inlands)

  1. The interior part of a country.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

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Adverb

inland (comparative more inland, superlative most inland)

  1. Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook.
    • The greatest waves of population have rolled inland from the east. Sharon Turner.

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