AskDefine | Define upland

Dictionary Definition

upland adj : used of high or hilly country [syn: highland(a)] [ant: lowland] n : elevated (e.g., mountainous) land [syn: highland] [ant: lowland]

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  1. The area in the interior of a country with a generally higher elevation; often hilly, but not generally mountainous (compare highlands).


  1. Of, relating to, or situated in the uplands.

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Extensive Definition

Upland may refer to:
upland in French: Upland
upland in Dutch: Upland
upland in Polish: Upland
upland in Volapük: Upland

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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