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Definition of Inland

Inland

  1. Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
  2. Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.
  3. Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreing; as, an inland bill of exchange. See Exchange.
  4. The interior part of a country.
  5. Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast.

Inland Quotations

Gentlemen, we are being killed on the beaches. Lets go inland and be killed.
Norman Cota

Because of the Thames I have always loved inland waterways - water in general, water sounds - there's music in water. Brooks babbling, fountains splashing. Weirs, waterfalls; tumbling, gushing.
Julie Andrews

I told the Inland Revenue I didn't owe them a penny because I lived near the seaside.
Ken Dodd

The United States has tried for years to live down President Franklin D. Roosevelt's order during World War II to move Japanese-Americans on the West Coast to inland detention camps on grounds that they might be disloyal.
Helen Thomas

I can remember earning £5,000 a game playing for Hibs at the end of the Seventies. They let me commute from London, train on the Friday and play on Saturday. That lasted until my friends at the Inland Revenue decided to take two-thirds. That wasn't very entertaining for me.
George Best
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Inland Translations

inland in German is Binnenland
inland in Italian is territorio nazionale
inland in Norwegian is innenriks, innland
inland in Swedish is inrikes
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