Midland vs Inland - What's the difference?

midland | inland |

As a proper noun midland

is a town in maryland.

As an adjective midland

is from or pertaining to the midlands.

As a noun inland is

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




(en noun)
  • The region of a country not near the borders; the interior.
  • Adjective

  • Resembling or relating to the interior region of a country.
  • Usage notes

    * There are several towns named Midland.




    (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. .