[adjective, noun uhp-kuhn-tree; adverb uhp-kuhn-tree]
- 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
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Examples from the Web for 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
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