tableland

[ tey-buh l-land ]
/ ˈteɪ bəlˌlænd /

noun

an elevated and generally level region of considerable extent; plateau.

Nearby words

  1. tableau,
  2. tableau curtain,
  3. tableau vivant,
  4. tablecloth,
  5. tableful,
  6. tableside,
  7. tablespoon,
  8. tablespoonful,
  9. tablet,
  10. tablet chair

Origin of tableland

First recorded in 1690–1700; table + -land

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British Dictionary definitions for tableland

tableland

/ (ˈteɪbəlˌlænd) /

noun

flat elevated land; a plateau
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Science definitions for tableland

tableland

[ tābəl-lănd′ ]

A flat, elevated region, such as a plateau or mesa.
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