up-country

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adjective up-coun·try \ ˈəp-ˌkən-trē \

Definition of up-country

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

up-country

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up-country

play \ˈəp-ˈkən-trē\ adverb

First Known Use of up-country

1910


UP-COUNTRY Defined for English Language Learners

up-country

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Definition of up-country for English Language Learners

  • : 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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