of or relating to uplands or elevated regions.
- up·land·er, noun
Other definitions for Upland (2 of 2)
a city in S California.
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How to use upland in a sentence
All the pieces were found in residential and ceremonial civic areas of varying size and status from city centers, foothills, upland areas and the valley around the former Maya city of El Pilar, on the present-day border of Guatemala and Belize.In Maya society, cacao use was for everyone, not just royals | Richard Kemeny | September 26, 2022 | Science News
That money would fund a medley of interventions, including installing stone along the shoreline to fight erosion and raising the upland ridges by 3 meters using sand from the Chesapeake Bay.Climate change could make Virginia’s Tangier Island uninhabitable by 2051 | Trishla Ostwal | December 6, 2021 | Science News
The island’s sole town, Tangier, is located on three upland ridges that have largely been protected from coastal erosion.Climate change could make Virginia’s Tangier Island uninhabitable by 2051 | Trishla Ostwal | December 6, 2021 | Science News
A good upland vest is essential, and most don’t make the cut for chukar hunting.
Stacked boulders tower above upland bogs and northern hardwoods, with more than 50 trail miles traversing the area’s 17,776 acres.
We followed the upland past the end of the Stone till we found a slope that didn't require wings for descent.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
All night the gale buffeted the high windows of the church, and howled over the upland and roared through the woodland.A Thin Ghost and Others | M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
Among these trees the upland white oak is common, but is of rather diminutive size, and often hollow.
They are going to the church, mother—I hear the marriage bell It booms along the upland—oh!The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
And now let us leave the upland, and descend to the sea-board; there is a sight for you upon the billows!Lavengro | George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for upland
an area of high or relatively high ground
relating to or situated in an upland
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