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upland

[uhp-luh nd, -land] /ˈʌp lənd, -ˌlænd/
noun
1.
land elevated above other land.
2.
the higher ground of a region or district; an elevated region.
3.
land or an area of land lying above the level where water flows or where flooding occurs.
adjective
4.
of or relating to uplands or elevated regions.
Origin of upland
1560-1570
1560-70; up- + land
Related forms
uplander, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for up-lander

upland

/ˈʌplənd/
noun
1.
an area of high or relatively high ground
adjective
2.
relating to or situated in an upland
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