tableland

noun
ta·​ble·​land | \ˈtā-bə(l)-ˌland \

Definition of tableland 

: a broad level elevated area : plateau

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altiplano, mesa, plateau, table

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Examples of tableland in a Sentence

to the east of the valley lies a vast, fertile tableland

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Equally striking, Amirov’s team found dozens of desert kites arrayed like a giant net across a hundred miles of tablelands east of the Aral Sea. Paul Salopek, National Geographic, "Giant ‘Arrows’ Seen From Space Point to a Vanished World," 11 Aug. 2016 Equally striking, Amirov’s team found dozens of desert kites arrayed like a giant net across a hundred miles of tablelands east of the Aral Sea. Paul Salopek, National Geographic, "Giant ‘Arrows’ Seen From Space Point to a Vanished World," 11 Aug. 2016

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First Known Use of tableland

1672, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tableland was in 1672

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tableland

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tableland

: an area of high flat land

tableland

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ta·​ble·​land | \ˈtā-bəl-ˌland \

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