Definitions

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  • n. A large, but relatively shallow expanse of water, within a land mass, sometimes connected to the ocean.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • (Numbers 34: 11; Joshua 13: 27) the inland sea, which is most similarly known to us as the "Lake of Gennesareth" or "Sea of

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • When they reached the inland sea, Kai hovered the shuttle while Varian, the lock iris partly open, shouted verbal instructions to the terrace they had happily occupied that rest day, it seemed so long ago.

    Cattle Town

  • Far in the purple distance the first range of volcanoes could be seen on the edge of the inland sea; a lake that was doomed to be destroyed by the restless tectonic action of this very active world.

    Cattle Town

  • In the 1960s, the Project's irrigation canals reached the Westlands, once the site of an inland sea.

    Al Meyerhoff: For the Birds

  • Pink mountains, a purple sky and baby blue water are the backdrop for bathers whose bodies barely sink below the super-salty surface of the inland sea.

    Karin Kloosterman: Killing the Dead Sea Twice Is Good for Politicians, Not the Environment

  • Russia and Iran Offer Strong Words on Caspian Region Amid increasingly tense relations with the U.S., leaders of Russia and Iran both spoke out strongly Tuesday against outside interference in Caspian Sea affairs, during a summit of the five nations bordering the inland sea.

    Yahoo's Progress

  • Russia and Iran Offer Strong Words on Caspian Amid increasingly tense relations with the U.S., leaders of Russia and Iran both spoke out strongly Tuesday against outside interference in Caspian Sea affairs, during a summit of the five nations bordering the inland sea.

    Missed Call

  • The southern hills and eastern upland plains rimmed the waters of the Olo'o, but west and north the inland sea ran all the way to the horizon.

    Spirit Gate

  • Man, now I'm just picturing the stereotypical New Orleans gentleman in a white suit at the bottom of an inland sea.

    nessus Diary Entry

  • Perhaps it might have been better for her had she screamed, and sent a shrill shriek down the shore of that inland sea.

    Tales of all countries

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