Up-lander

upland

[uhp-luhnd, -land]
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 pertaining to uplands or elevated regions.

Origin:
1560–70; up- + land

uplander, noun
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upland (ˈʌplənd)
 
n
1.  an area of high or relatively high ground
 
adj
2.  relating to or situated in an upland

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