Internal vs Inland - What's the difference?

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Internal is a related term of inland.

As an adjective internal

is inside of something.

As a noun inland is

homeland, as opposed to foreign country; in composites: domestic.




(en adjective)
  • inside of something
  • We saw the internal compartments
  • within the body
  • Her bleeding was internal
  • concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation, state or other political community.
  • The nation suffered from internal conflicts
  • concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation
  • An internal investigation was conducted


    * inner * inly * interior * intern, interne


    * external * exterior

    Derived terms

    * internalism * internalist * internality * internalize * internally * internal link




    (en adjective)
  • Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
  • :* This wide inland sea. .
  • :* From inland regions to the distant main. .
  • 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.
  • Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign; as, an inland bill of exchange.
  • Noun

  • The interior part of a country. Shakespeare
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook .
  • :* The greatest waves of population have rolled inland from the east. .