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Noun: interior  in'teer-ee-u(r)
  1. The region that is inside of something
    - inside
  2. The inner or enclosed surface of something
    - inside
Adjective: interior  in'teer-ee-u(r)
  1. Situated within or suitable for inside a building
    "an interior scene"; "interior decoration"; "an interior bathroom without windows"
  2. Inside the country
    "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior";
    - home, internal, national
  3. Located inward
    "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it";
    - inner, internal
  4. Inside and toward a centre
    "interior regions of the earth"
  5. Of or coming from the middle of a region or country
    "interior districts";
    - midland, upcountry
Noun: Interior
  1. The United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
    - Department of the Interior, Interior Department, DoI

Derived forms: interiors

See also: domestic, indoor, inland, inside, internal, inward, position, spatial relation

Type of: executive department, part, region, surface

Antonym: exterior

Encyclopedia: Interior, Washington