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On land and away from the sea - synonyms or related words

inland

adjective

not near a coast

coastal

adjective

on land beside a sea

ashore

adverb

on land, and not on the sea

landward

adjective

the landward side of something is the side that faces towards the land and away from the sea

maritime

adjective

close to the sea

upper

adjective

away from the coast

onshore

adjective

on land rather than on the sea

peninsular

adjective

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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