[ land-lokt ]
/ ˈlændˌlɒkt /


shut in completely, or almost completely, by land: a landlocked bay.
having no direct access to the sea: a landlocked country.
living in waters shut off from the sea, as some fish.

Origin of landlocked

First recorded in 1615–25; land + lock1 + -ed2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for landlocked

/ (ˈlændˌlɒkt) /


(of a country) completely surrounded by land
(esp of lakes) completely or almost completely surrounded by land
(esp of certain salmon) living in fresh water that is permanently isolated from the sea
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