interior drainage

/ɪnˌtɪəriə ˈdreɪnɪdʒ/ (say in.tearreeuh 'draynij)

noun
a drainage system whose waters do not flow to the sea either above or below ground, but evaporate within the land area.
Also, internal drainage.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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