upland

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English upland, equal to up- +‎ land. Compare inland, midland, outland, etc.

Noun[edit]

upland ‎(plural uplands)

  1. The area in the interior of a country with a generally higher elevation; often hilly, but not generally mountainous (compare highlands).

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Adjective[edit]

upland ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or situated in the uplands.
    • Milton
      Sometimes, with secure delight / The upland hamlets will invite.
    • Chapman
      the race of upland giants

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