up-country

adjective
up-coun·​try | \ ˈəp-ˌkən-trē How to pronounce up-country (audio) \

Definition of up-country

: of, relating to, or characteristic of an inland, upland, or outlying region an up-country farm

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up-country noun
up-country \ ˈəp-​ˈkən-​trē How to pronounce up-country (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of up-country

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Up-country.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up-country. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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up-country

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English Language Learners Definition of up-country

old-fashioned : of or relating to an area of land that is toward the middle of a country, north of a country, or outside of a particular region

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