- 1(Of a country or region) almost or entirely surrounded by land: I was raised in landlocked WinnipegMore example sentences
- Relatively inaccessible, the mountainous country is landlocked, and is surrounded by countries whose interests, at times, have conflicted with those of Afghanistan.
- Uzbekistan is, apart from Liechtenstein, the only double landlocked country in the world (i.e. a country surrounded by landlocked countries).
- The Corridor is a Southern African Development Community initiative that aims at linking the landlocked countries in the region to the main Namibian sea port of Walvisbay.
- 1.1(Of a lake or harbour) enclosed by land and having no navigable route to the sea: a chain of landlocked lagoonsMore example sentences
- We say that landlocked lakes, for example, completely landlocked lakes, would not qualify.
- As far back as 1671, the almost landlocked harbour was recognised as a hurricane haven for ships, which could lie protected in the basin formed within an old volcanic cone, with one narrow passage to the sea.
- Scientists are providing coral pieces containing starter plants to farmers on Molokai, who hope to grow it in landlocked ponds.
- 1.2(Of a fish, especially a North American salmon) cut off from the sea in the past and now confined to fresh water: Maine’s landlocked sebago salmonMore example sentences
- Some populations of Menidia beryllina are estuarine, while others are landlocked in fresh water.
- Kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka kennerlyi) are a landlocked subspecies of sockeye salmon (O. nerka nerka).
- Another landlocked salmon is the E. American sebago salmon, found in Sebago and other lakes and their associated rivers.
More definitions of landlockedDefinition of landlocked in:
- The US English dictionary