Definition of “inland” - English Dictionary

“inland” in British English

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inlandadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈɪn.lənd/ /ˈɪn.lænd/ us /ˈɪn.lənd/ /ˈɪn.lænd/

inlandadverb

uk /ˈɪn.lænd/ /ɪnˈlænd/ us /ˈɪn.lænd/ /ɪnˈlænd/

towards the middle of a country, away from the sea:

Seabirds often come inland to find food.

(Definition of “inland” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“inland” in American English

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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 /ˈɪnlənd/ us

within the borders of a country, rather than between countries:

Policies for maritime and air transport are likely to differ from those for inland transport due to the highly intercontinental nature of trade in these services.
Royal Mail aims 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 /ˈɪnlænd/ us

towards the middle of a country:

(Definition of “inland” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)