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Definition of "inland" []

  • Of, relating to, or located in the interior part of a country or region: inland freshwater lakes and ponds. (adjective)
  • Chiefly British Operating or applying within the borders of a country or region; domestic: inland tariffs. (adjective)
  • In, toward, or into the interior of a country or region. (adverb)
  • The interior of a country or region. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inland" in a sentence
  • "On the outskirts, what we call the inland empire, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, out in the desert, where people had to move because those were the only homes that they could afford, there's been a huge drop, a huge collapse in housing there."
  • "Bobby Jones and Alister MacKenzie designed Augusta National Golf Club as what they called an "inland links," signifying they wanted it to play as much as possible like the Old Course in St. Andrews."
  • "As the people get greater wages, so they, I mean the same poorer part of the people, clothe better, and furnish better, and this increases the consumption of the very manufactures they make; then that consumption increases the quantity made, and this creates what we call inland trade, by which innumerable families are employed, and the increase of the people maintained, and by which increase of trade and people the present growing prosperity of this nation is produced."