upland (plural uplands)

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

upland (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or situated in the uplands.
    • circa 1624 George Chapman (translator), Batrachomyomachia:
      the race of upland giants
    • ante 1645 John Milton, L'Allegro:
      Sometimes with secure delight / The upland hamlets will invite,

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