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inland

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɪn.lənd/ /-lænd/ us  
in the middle of a country, away from the sea: The Black Sea is a large inland sea.Areas of land in generalSpace - general words

inland

adverb uk   /ˈɪn.lænd/ /ɪnˈlænd/ us  
towards the middle of a country, away from the sea: Seabirds often come inland to find food.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
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