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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interior  \In*te"ri*or\,  a.  [L.,  compar.  fr  inter  between:  cf 
  F.  int['e]rieur.  See  {Inter-},  and  cf  {Intimate}.] 
  1.  Being  within  any  limits,  inclosure,  or  substance;  inside; 
  internal;  inner;  --  opposed  to  {exterior},  or 
  {superficial};  as  the  interior  apartments  of  a  house;  the 
  interior  surface  of  a  hollow  ball. 
 
  2.  Remote  from  the  limits,  frontier,  or  shore;  inland;  as 
  the  interior  parts  of  a  region  or  country. 
 
  {Interior  angle}  (Geom.),  an  angle  formed  between  two  sides, 
  within  any  rectilinear  figure,  as  a  polygon,  or  between 
  two  parallel  lines  by  these  lines  and  another  intersecting 
  them  --  called  also  {internal  angle}. 
 
  {Interior  planets}  (Astron.),  those  planets  within  the  orbit 
  of  the  earth. 
 
  {Interior  screw},  a  screw  cut  on  an  interior  surface,  as  in  a 
  nut;  a  female  screw. 
 
  Syn:  Internal;  inside;  inner;  inland;  inward. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interior  \In*te"ri*or\,  n. 
  1.  That  which  is  within;  the  internal  or  inner  part  of  a 
  thing  the  inside. 
 
  2.  The  inland  part  of  a  country,  state,  or  kingdom. 
 
  {Department  of  the  Interior},  that  department  of  the 
  government  of  the  United  States  which  has  charge  of 
  pensions,  patents,  public  lands  and  surveys,  the  Indians, 
  education,  etc.;  that  department  of  the  government  of  a 
  country  which  is  specially  charged  with  the  internal 
  affairs  of  that  country;  the  home  department. 
 
  {Secretary  of  the  Interior},  the  cabinet  officer  who  in  the 
  United  States,  is  at  the  head  of  the  Department  of  the 
  Interior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interior 
  adj  1:  situated  within  or  suitable  for  inside  a  building;  "an 
  interior  scene";  "interior  decoration";  "an  interior 
  bathroom  without  windows"  [ant:  {exterior}] 
  2:  inside  the  country;  "the  British  Home  Office  has  broader 
  responsibilities  than  the  United  States  Department  of  the 
  Interior";  "the  nation's  internal  politics"  [syn:  {home(a)}, 
  {interior(a)},  {internal},  {national}] 
  3:  located  inward;  "Beethoven's  manuscript  looks  like  a  bloody 
  record  of  a  tremendous  inner  battle"-  Leonard  Bernstein; 
  "she  thinks  she  has  no  soul,  no  interior  life,  but  the 
  truth  is  that  she  has  no  access  to  it"-  David  Denby;  "an 
  internal  sense  of  rightousness"-  A.R.Gurney,Jr.  [syn:  {inner}, 
  {internal}] 
  4:  inside  and  toward  a  center;  "interior  regions  of  the  earth" 
  5:  of  or  coming  from  the  middle  of  a  region  or  country; 
  "upcountry  districts"  [syn:  {midland},  {upcountry}] 
  n  1:  the  region  that  is  inside  of  something  [syn:  {inside}]  [ant: 
  {outside}] 
  2:  the  inner  or  enclosed  surface  of  something  [syn:  {inside}] 
  [ant:  {outside}] 
  3:  the  federal  department  charged  with  conservation  and  the 
  development  of  natural  resources;  created  in  1849  [syn:  {Department 
  of  the  Interior},  {Interior  Department},  {Interior}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Interior,  SD  (town,  FIPS  31620) 
  Location:  43.72745  N,  101.98343  W 
  Population  (1990):  67  (40  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57750 




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