Inland vs Telegram - What's the difference?

inland | telegram |

As nouns the difference between inland and telegram

is that inland is homeland, as opposed to foreign country; in composites: domestic while telegram is a message transmitted by telegraph.

As a verb telegram is

to send a telegram.




(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. .
  • telegram


    Alternative forms

    * (l) (rare)


    (en noun)
  • A message transmitted by telegraph.
  • *
  • *:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy.Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place. Pushing men hustle each other at the windows of the purser's office, under pretence of expecting letters or despatching telegrams .
  • Synonyms

    * wire, cable


  • To send a telegram.