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[waw-ter-lokt, wot-er-]
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • More than 70,000 persons either were unable to reach their homes or, held in their waterlocked houses, were unable to reach land.

    The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado

    Logan Marshall