upland

[ uhp-luhnd, -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.

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Origin of upland

First recorded in 1560–70; up- + land

OTHER WORDS FROM upland

up·land·er, noun

Definition for upland (2 of 2)

Upland
[ uhp-luhnd ]
/ 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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