Mainland vs Inlet - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between mainland and inlet
is that mainland
is the main landmass of a country or continent while inlet
is a body of water let into a coast, such as a bay, cove, fjord or estuary.
As a verb inlet is
to let in; admit.
The main landmass of a country or continent
* 2005 :
- ...I got to the mainland , where, to my great comfort, I clambered up the cliffs of the shore and sat me down upon the grass, free from danger and quite out of the reach of the water.
- You may have not realised when I was using the term mainland Europe, I was excluding the British Isles.
From (etyl) inleten, equivalent to .
To let in; admit.
To insert; inlay.
, title=Archeologists Unearth Alien-Like Skulls In A Mexico Cemetery
, passage=The team said that many of the bones unearthed were the remains of children, leading them to believe the practice of deforming skulls “may have been inlet and dangerous.”
From (etyl) .
A body of water let into a coast, such as a bay, cove, fjord or estuary.
A passage that leads into a cavity.
* 1748 . HUME, David. An enquiry concerning human understanding. In: L. A. SELBY-BIGGE, M. A. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. 2. ed. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 15.
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