upland


up·land

noun \ˈəp-lənd, -ˌland\

: a region of high land especially far from the sea

Full Definition of UPLAND

1
:  high land especially at some distance from the sea :  plateau
2
:  ground elevated above the lowlands along rivers or between hills
upland adjective
up·land·er \-lən-dər, -ˌlan-\ noun

Examples of UPLAND

  1. <the animals huddled on the upland as the floodwater rose>

First Known Use of UPLAND

1566

Up·land

geographical name \ˈəp-lənd\

Definition of UPLAND

city SW California W of San Bernardino pop 73,732

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