Part of speech: adjective

Surrounded and protected by land.

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Usage examples "landlocked":

  1. Across the desolate sand ridges were fair landlocked waters, and great forests that sent far out to sea the odors of countless flowers. - "School History of North Carolina", John W. Moore.
  2. The harbor is completely landlocked by the island of St. Antonio, which stretches across its mouth. - "Journal of an African Cruiser", Horatio Bridge.
  3. On the following morning I proceeded to examine the place, accompanied by Lieutenant Ross in a second boat, and, to our great joy, found it a considerable bay, with one part affording excellent landlocked anchorage and, what was equally fortunate, sufficiently clear of ice to allow the ship to enter. - "Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2)", Sir William Edward Parry.