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high country

noun
1.
a mountainous area below the timberline; a forested mountain area.
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high-country [hahy-kuhn-tree] /ˈhaɪˌkʌn tri/ (Show IPA), adjective
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  • These high-country campsites are tucked into a densely forested valley punctuated with wild-flowers and aspens.
  • Seek solitude at one of the area's many quiet high-country ponds.
  • Walk amidst the clouds and see how weather shapes the landscape, plants, and animals of these high-country meadows.
  • After a day on the slopes, head to one of these eight high-country kitchens for some of the best after-ski fare in the state.
British Dictionary definitions for high-country

high country

noun
1.
the high country, sheep pastures in the foothills of the Southern Alps, New Zealand
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