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[adjective in-luh nd; adverb, noun in-land, -luh nd] /adjective ˈɪn lənd; adverb, noun ˈɪnˌlænd, -lənd/

pertaining to or situated in the interior part of a country or region:
inland cities.
British. domestic or internal:
inland revenue.
in or toward the interior of a country.
the interior part of a country.
adjective (ˈɪnlənd)
of, concerning, or located in the interior of a country or region away from a sea or border
(mainly Brit) operating within a country or region; domestic; not foreign
noun (ˈɪnˌlænd; -lənd)
the interior of a country or region
adverb (ˈɪnˌlænd; -lənd)
towards or into the interior of a country or region

Old English inn lond “land around the mansion of an estate,” from in + land (n.). Meaning “interior parts of a country, remote from the sea or borders” is from 1570s. As an adjective, “of or pertaining to interior parts of a country,” from 1550s.


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