tableland

noun
ta·​ble·​land | \ ˈtā-bə(l)-ˌland How to pronounce tableland (audio) \

Definition of tableland

: a broad level elevated area : plateau

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Examples of tableland in a Sentence

to the east of the valley lies a vast, fertile tableland
Recent Examples on the Web Schuerman Mountain rises in west Sedona, a high tableland that offers commanding views of gaudier formations. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 5 Mar. 2021 Their concerns center on Black Mesa, a tableland that rises north of the Hopi villages and that lies partly in the Navajo Reservation and partly in the Hopi Reservation. Ian James, AZCentral.com, 7 Dec. 2020 Lubbock, with its elevation reaching to some 3,400 feet, sits high atop caprock tableland that tapers slowly to the southeast toward Fort Worth and Dallas. Mary Ann Anderson, Twin Cities, 20 July 2019 Lubbock, with its elevation reaching to some 3,400 feet, sits high atop caprock tableland that tapers slowly to the southeast toward Fort Worth and Dallas. Mary Ann Anderson, Twin Cities, 20 July 2019 Lubbock, with its elevation reaching to some 3,400 feet, sits high atop caprock tableland that tapers slowly to the southeast toward Fort Worth and Dallas. Mary Ann Anderson, Twin Cities, 20 July 2019 Lubbock, with its elevation reaching to some 3,400 feet, sits high atop caprock tableland that tapers slowly to the southeast toward Fort Worth and Dallas. Mary Ann Anderson, Twin Cities, 20 July 2019 Alexandra and Yongden decided to walk knee-deep into the tableland ahead of them. Ailsa Ross, Longreads, 9 Aug. 2019 Lubbock, with its elevation reaching to some 3,400 feet, sits high atop caprock tableland that tapers slowly to the southeast toward Fort Worth and Dallas. Mary Ann Anderson, Twin Cities, 20 July 2019

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tableland. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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tableland

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tableland

: an area of high flat land

tableland

noun
ta·​ble·​land | \ ˈtā-bəl-ˌland How to pronounce tableland (audio) \

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