Upland

Definition of Upland

Up´land
n.1.High land; ground elevated above the meadows and intervals which lie on the banks of rivers, near the sea, or between hills; land which is generally dry; - opposed to lowland, meadow, marsh, swamp, interval, and the like.
2.The country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns.
a.1.Of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage.
Sometimes, with secure delight
The upland hamlets will invite.
- Milton.
2.Pertaining to the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns; rustic; rude; unpolished.
Upland moccasin
(Zool.) See Moccasin.
Upland sandpiper
(Zool.) a large American sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) much valued as a game bird. Unlike most sandpipers, it frequents fields and uplands. Called also Bartramian sandpiper, Bartram's tattler, field plover, grass plover, highland plover, hillbird, humility, prairie plover, prairie pigeon, prairie snipe, papabote, quaily, and uplander.
Upland sumach
(Bot.) a North American shrub of the genus Rhus (Rhus glabra), used in tanning and dyeing.

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Arcadian, agrarian, agrestic, agricultural, agricultural region, alkali flat, alluvial plain, arable land, basin, black belt, bottomland, bucolic, bushveld, campo, champaign, champaign country, citrus belt, coastal plain, corn belt, cotton belt, country, countryside, delta, desert, down, downs, dust bowl, farm, farm belt, farm country, farmland, fell, flat, flat country, flatland, flats, fruit belt, grass roots, grass veld, grassland, grazing region, heath, highland, highlands, hill-dwelling, lande, level, llano, lowland, lowlands, lunar mare, mare, meadows and pastures, mesa, mesilla, moor, moorland, moors, mountain-dwelling, open country, pampa, pampas, pastoral, peneplain, plain, plains, plateau, playa, prairie, prairies, province, provinces, provincial, rolling country, rural, rural district, rustic, rustic region, salt flat, salt marsh, salt pan, savanna, sebkha, steppe, steppes, table, tableland, the country, the soil, the sticks, tobacco belt, tree veld, tundra, uplands, vega, veld, weald, wheat belt, wide-open spaces, wold, woodland, woods and fields, yokeldom
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