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tableland

[tey-buh l-land] /ˈteɪ bəlˌlænd/
noun
1.
an elevated and generally level region of considerable extent; plateau.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; table + -land
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Examples from the web for tableland
  • Land features consist of broad, level to gently rolling tableland.
  • Land features are comprised predominantly of level to gently rolling tableland that is dissected with narrow drainage ways.
  • The topography is comprised of an undulating tableland of low relief with widely scattered hills and knobs.
British Dictionary definitions for tableland

tableland

/ˈteɪbəlˌlænd/
noun
1.
flat elevated land; a plateau
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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tableland in Science
tableland
  (tā'bəl-lānd')   
A flat, elevated region, such as a plateau or mesa.
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