landlocked definition

  • adjective:
    • Entirely or almost entirely surrounded by land: a landlocked country.
    • restricted to inland oceans, as specific salmon.
    • Surrounded by land (having no edges using the water).
    • residing in freshwater, eg landlocked salmon.
    • Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, by land; having no border from the water.
    • restricted to a fresh-water lake by reason of waterfalls or dams; -- said of fishes that will normally look for the sea, after spawning.
    • surrounded totally or very nearly totally by-land
  • others:
    • Almost shut in by land; safeguarded by surrounding land from full power of the wind and waves: because, a landlocked harbor.
    • surviving in landlocked waters, or in in any manner shut down from the sea: as, a landlocked salmon.

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