an elevated and generally level region of considerable extent; plateau.
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How to use tableland in a sentence
Home to rust-tinted tablelands, sky-high buttes, and ancient floodplains, this 42-mile byway is a true escape for anyone looking to discover the Midwest.
I think we had never seen anything so green since we came up on to the tableland of Tibet.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
The Puna de Atacama is a great salt waste of rugged tableland, volcanic, grassless, and inhospitable.Argentina | W. A. Hirst
Shortly before noon they scaled the last few yards to a great tableland among the peaks.Warrior of the Dawn | Howard Carleton Browne
At times the naked man was a broad, flat monster upon that shimmering tableland.The Marooner | Charles A. Stearns
The English line goes up the big green hill, in trenches and saps of reddish clay, to the plateau or tableland at the top.The Old Front Line | John Masefield
British Dictionary definitions for tableland
flat elevated land; a plateau
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Scientific definitions for tableland
A flat, elevated region, such as a plateau or mesa.
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