a hilly region extending across S Scotland: includes the Lowther, Moorfoot, and Lammermuir hills
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How to use Southern Uplands in a sentence
The table-land of the Southern Uplands, like that of the Highlands, is of immense antiquity.
These Southern Uplands descend to the valley of the Sutlej by an abrupt terrace, which marks the former bed of the river.
In the central valley between the base of the Highlands and the Southern Uplands lay "Lake Caledonia."
All the mountain-groups now referred to are massed along the northern borders of the Southern Uplands.
The rocks that enter into the formation of this portion of the Southern Uplands have much the same character throughout.