- of, relating to, residing in, or situated in the interior of a region or country; inland.
- Disparaging. unsophisticated.
- the interior of a region or country.
- toward, into, or in the interior of a country: The explorers trekked upcountry.
Origin of upcountry
Related Words for upcountryboondocks, central, hinterland, inward, provincial, heartland, midland, upcountry
Examples from the Web for upcountry
Historical Examples of upcountry
The dwellings of Europeans upcountry in India are not luxurious—far from it.The Elephant God
When a truckle-bed with a sick man (some invalid agent from upcountry) was put in there, he exhibited a gentle annoyance.Heart of Darkness
As soon as Aunt Nancy heard of the trouble, she made her appearance in the upcountry again.Stories Of Georgia
Joel Chandler Harris
He was a slave-merchant on the quiet, an' would ha' sold me upcountry if I hadn't got away.The Blind Lion of the Congo
But, doubtless due to upcountry rains, now it was in flood and had undercut its banks.The Lost Wagon
James Arthur Kjelgaard
- of or coming from the interior of a country or region
- derogatory lacking the sophistication associated with city-dwellers; countrified
- the interior part of a region or country
- towards, in, or into the interior part of a country or region