tableland

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table + land

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tableland (plural tablelands)

  1. A relatively flat region of terrain, particularly in reference to surrounding terrain.
    • 1913, Willa Cather, O Pioneers!
      One January day, thirty years ago, the little town of Hanover, anchored on a windy Nebraska tableland, was trying not to be blown away.

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