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inland

  

The adverb is pronounced ɪnlænd. The adjective is pronounced ɪnlænd.     
1       adv   If something is situated inland, it is away from the coast, towards or near the middle of a country. If you go inland, you go away from the coast, towards the middle of a country.  
be ADV, ADV after v, oft amount ADV  
The vast majority live further inland..., The car turned away from the coast and headed inland.     
2       adj   Inland areas, lakes, and places are not on the coast, but in or near the middle of a country.  
ADJ n  
...a rather quiet inland town.     


Inland Revenue     
In Britain, theInland Revenue is the government authority which collects income tax and some other taxes.      n-proper  
Inland Revenue Service     
In the United States, the Inland Revenue Service is the government authority which collects taxes. The abbreviation IRS is often used.      n-proper   the N  
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inland

  

      adj   domestic, interior, internal, upcountry  

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