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Interior


INTE'RIOR, adjective [Latin comparative formed from inter or intra, in or within.]

1. Internal; being within any limits, inclosure or substance; inner; opposed to exterior or superficial; as the interior apartments of a house; the interior ornaments; the interior surface of a hollow ball, the interior parts of the earth.

2. Inland; remote from the limits, frontier or shore; as the interior parts of a country, state or kingdom.

INTE'RIOR, noun The internal part of a thing; the inside.

1. The inland part of a country, state or kingdom.