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"inland" in British English

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inlandadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.lənd/ /-lænd/
in the ​middle of a ​country, away from the ​sea: The ​Black Sea is a ​large inland ​sea.

inlandadverb

uk   us   /ˈɪn.lænd/ /ɪnˈlænd/
towards the ​middle of a ​country, away from the ​sea: Seabirds often come inland to ​findfood.
(Definition of inland from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inlandadjective, adverb

 us   /ˈɪnˌlænd, -lənd/
away from the ​sea: We ​left the ​coast and ​headed inland.
(Definition of inland from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"inland" in Business English

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inlandadjective [usually before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɪnlənd/
within the borders of a country, rather than between countries: Policies for ​maritime and ​airtransport are likely to differ from those for inland ​transportdue to the ​highly intercontinental nature of ​trade in these ​services. Royal ​Mailaims to ​deliver 92.5% of inland ​mail the day after it is ​posted.
located towards the middle of a country away from a ​coast: Some ​cargo comes by ​air to inland ​ports such as Dallas. an inland ​area/city/province

inlandadverb

uk   us   /ˈɪnlænd/
towards the middle of a country: trainscarryingshippedcargocontainers inland
(Definition of inland from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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