upcountry

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

upcountry (not comparable)

  1. Living or situated remote from the seacoast; as, an upcountry residence.
    • 2010 Fall, George R. Lamplugh, “James Gunn”, Georgia Historical Quarterly, volume 94, number 3, page 313-341: 
      The fourth company involved in the purchase, the Upper Mississippi Company (formed by Thomas Scott after he had withdrawn the bid of the Virginia Yazoo Company), apparently restricted its largess to a few upcountry Georgians.

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Noun[edit]

upcountry (uncountable)

  1. The interior of the country.
    • 2010 Fall, George R. Lamplugh, “James Gunn”, Georgia Historical Quarterly, volume 94, number 3, page 313-341: 
      To further this end, the speculators also distributed subshares to other prominent Georgians, particularly those whose actions might carry weight in the upcountry.

Adverb[edit]

upcountry (not comparable)

  1. Towards the interior of the country and away from the seacoast.
    • 2010 Oct, Tim Butcher, “Our Man in Liberia”, History Today, volume 60, number 10, page 10-17: 
      According to Dr Christy in 1931, the authorities in Monrovia had deliberately banned all freelance travel upcountry by outsiders, …