- an elevated and generally level region of considerable extent; plateau.
Origin of tableland
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Examples from the Web for tableland
Tableland there is none except little patches of less than an acre.The Hunted Outlaw
Houses and churches nestled in the curve of tableland, under the mountain.Daisy
In the translucent atmosphere of the tableland it looked scarce a mile.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
In the tableland districts, where the rainfall averages 30 in.Australia The Dairy Country
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The Salta line was continued in 1908 to the Bolivian tableland.The Argentine Republic
- flat elevated land; a plateau
- A flat, elevated region, such as a plateau or mesa.
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