landlocked


landlocked
/land"lokt'/, adj.
1. shut in completely, or almost completely, by land: a landlocked bay.
2. having no direct access to the sea: a landlocked country.
3. living in waters shut off from the sea, as some fish.
[1615-25; LAND + LOCK1 + -ED2]

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Universalium. 2010.

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