upland

[ uhp-luh nd, -land ]
/ ˈʌp lənd, -ˌlænd /

noun

land elevated above other land.
the higher ground of a region or district; an elevated region.
land or an area of land lying above the level where water flows or where flooding occurs.

adjective

of or relating to uplands or elevated regions.

Nearby words

  1. upi,
  2. upington,
  3. upjohn,
  4. upjohn, richard,
  5. upkeep,
  6. upland cotton,
  7. upland plover,
  8. upland sandpiper,
  9. uplift,
  10. uplifted

Origin of upland

First recorded in 1560–70; up- + land

Related formsup·land·er, noun

Upland

[ uhp-luh nd ]
/ ˈʌp lənd /

noun

a city in S California.
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British Dictionary definitions for upland

upland

/ (ˈʌplənd) /

noun

an area of high or relatively high ground

adjective

relating to or situated in an upland
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