- 1Situated in the interior of a country rather than on the coast: the inland port of GloucesterMore example sentences
- Many pterosaurs hunted fish, like spinosaurs did, so they would have been present in the same habitats - near coasts or inland bodies of water.
- Double-crested Cormorants are common year round, both on the coast and on inland waters of western Washington.
- During winter, Pacific Loons can be found off the coast and in inland marine waters, such as the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
- 1.1 [attributive] chiefly British Carried on within the limits of a country; domestic: a network of waterways that allowed inland tradeMore example sentences
- In terms of the bill, legal interest will be recoverable for non-compliance with the fixed time limits for inland money transfers.
- This international trade founded inland commerce between Yolngu and other Aboriginal people.
- Yet in England, after the mid-twelfth century, water traffic on inland waterways failed to grow with the remarkable growth of inland trade which now took place.
Pronunciation: /also ɪnˈland /Back to top
- In or towards the interior of a country: the path turned inland and met the roadMore example sentences
towards the interior, away from the coast
- It was then that the driver decided to drive inland and then took the tourists to the capital Colombo.
- In terms of turning rivers inland and making more dams, I think we've done that before, and we've made mistakes and we generally regret it.
- He swears disgustedly and turns inland, jaywalking across the bustling avenue, a gray-haired motorist squealing his brakes to miss him.
noun(the inland) Back to top
- The parts of a country remote from the sea or frontiers; the interior.More example sentences
- The preliminary damage reports show that we fared a little bit better in the inland of south Florida than we did with Hurricane Frances.
- His journalistic background sang forth as he spoke of dreams fulfilled, the true spirit of Australia reaching out to the inland.
- However the return of dry conditions over the inland in the late spring (earlier in northern areas) allowed this abundant vegetation to dry out.
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- A recurring reference on the Internet in China is that northerners and inlanders are itching for a showdown with Taiwan, while southerners and coastal inhabitants, who have the most to lose in a war, are leery of confrontation.
- This Saturday the inlanders will travel to the seaside to play Ballina in the second and final round of the Bardwell-Ellis trophy, with a single stableford at home.
- It is obvious even to inlanders that serious forces are at play.