Landlocked vs Inland - What's the difference?

landlocked | inland |

As an adjective landlocked

is surrounded by land (having no borders with the sea).

As a noun inland is

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



  • Surrounded by land (having no borders with the sea).
  • Switzerland is landlocked and obviously will never be a great sea power and must always trade overland.
  • Living in freshwater, such as landlocked salmon.
  • References





    (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. .