Dictionary.com

inland

[ adjective in-luhnd; adverb, noun in-land, -luhnd ]
/ adjective ˈɪn lənd; adverb, noun ˈɪnˌlænd, -lənd /
Save This Word!

adjective

pertaining to or situated in the interior part of a country or region: inland cities.
British. domestic or internal: inland revenue.

adverb

in or toward the interior of a country.

noun

the interior part of a country.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of inland

before 950; Middle English, Old English; see in-1, land
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for inland

British Dictionary definitions for inland

inland

adjective (ˈɪnlənd)

of, concerning, or located in the interior of a country or region away from a sea or border
mainly British operating within a country or region; domestic; not foreign

noun (ˈɪnˌlænd, -lənd)

the interior of a country or region

adverb (ˈɪnˌlænd, -lənd)

towards or into the interior of a country or region

Derived forms of inland

inlander, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK