Definition of 'inland'
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It was designed specifically to move inland if required. Times, Sunday Times (2017)While Firefly is only just inland, it delivers on the food front. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Residents of trailer parks, beach dwellings, barrier islands and coastal surge areas were warned to move inland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Various inland villages and towns are also worth exploring. Collins Traveller - The Algarve (1993)Or head inland to the wine region half an hour away. The Sun (2015)They feed less on the beach than on fields just inland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of these invaders will probably move inland to reservoirs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Others reach the open sea only to turn back inland. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Thousands died and ships were marooned two miles inland. The Sun (2011)Much of the countryside looked like an inland sea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You will get more for your euro the farther inland you go. Times, Sunday Times (2009)American warnings had been broadcast to the local population to move inland to avoid the bombardment. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)Before turning inland we passed pink flamingos stalking the salty shallows. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)Only half a mile inland you can be in the middle of nowhere. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After the beach you cut inland and go through woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2009)From there we wound further inland. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The 23-year-old is then seen heading back inland towards the road where he was shot dead. The Sun (2015)Although this system of regulation can be adopted for inland regions it is along coastal fringes that it has been most widely applied. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)Instead the sea will be allowed to flood it and defences constructed further inland to try to protect the rest of the site. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The cliffs just inland from here were the site of some of the strongest German defences. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Herring gulls are also nowadays frequent dwellers in inland towns, nesting on the top of tall buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Herring gull chicks can now be seen on rooftops in towns - inland towns as well as seaside towns. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A vast inland sea once covered the region that over the years has yielded fossils including those of dinosaurs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I live a little inland from the beach, across the railway line and through the forest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)DOWNSIDE Most of the best areas to live are just inland. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a 45-minute drive inland from Malaga. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Once they have been out at sea for a while and it is time to head inland, they are decidedly picky about a river's condition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: inland ADVERB
If something is situated inland, it is away from the coast, towards or near the middle of a country.
The vast majority live further inland.
British English: inland ADJECTIVE
Inland areas, lakes, and places are not on the coast, but in or near the middle of a country.
...a rather quiet inland town.
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