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noun interior pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈtɪəriə(r)/
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  1. 1
    [countable] [usually singular] the inside part of something, especially a building or vehicle

    The car has a surprisingly spacious interior.

    interior of:

    He entered the dark interior of the hallway.

  2. 2
    the inner part of a country or region that is furthest away from its borders or coasts

    a two-day journey into the interior

    interior of:

    Europeans built railways in the interior of Africa.

  3. 3

    the Interior

    the government department that is responsible for things that happen within a country, not for relations between that country and others

    the Department of the Interior


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