What does the word landlocked mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Surrounded and protected by land.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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) by Sir William Edward Parry
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