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waterlocked

[ waw-ter-lokt, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌlɒkt, ˈwɒt ər- /
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adjective

enclosed entirely, or almost entirely, by water: a waterlocked nation.

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Origin of waterlocked

1910–15; water + locked (past participle of lock1)
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