- of or relating to uplands or elevated regions.
Origin of upland
- a city in S California.
Related Words for uplandplain, elevation, highland, rim, hill, rising, climb, upsurge, ascent, surge, prominence, slope, ridge, dune, bluff, cliff, hillside, hilltop, tableland, butte
Examples from the Web for upland
Historical Examples of upland
The upland stretches into the heart of the country for twenty furlongs at least.Anabasis
Usually it grows on river banks, on islands or in upland ravines.Manual of American Grape-Growing
U. P. Hedrick
The brow of the upland overtops the square tower of the Colebrook Church.Amy Foster
But there was more than one way by which the upland could be reached from below.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
And now let us leave the upland, and descend to the sea-board; there is a sight for you upon the billows!Lavengro
- an area of high or relatively high ground
- relating to or situated in an upland