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landlocked

1. (of a country) completely surrounded by land
2. (esp of lakes) completely or almost completely surrounded by land
3. (esp of certain salmon) living in fresh water that is permanently isolated from the sea
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landlocked

[′land‚läkt]
(geography)
Pertaining to a harbor which is surrounded or almost completely surrounded by land.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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