Definition of Tableland

1. Noun. A relatively flat highland.




Definition of Tableland

1. n. A broad, level, elevated area of land; a plateau.

Definition of Tableland

1. Noun. A relatively flat region of terrain, particularly in reference to surrounding terrain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tableland

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tableland

tableaux
tablebase
tablebases
tablebook
tablebooks
tablecloth
tableclothed
tablecloths
tabled
tablefork
tableful
tablefuls
tablehood
tablehopper
tablehoppers
tableland (current term)
tablelands
tableless
tablelike
tableman
tablemat
tablemate
tablemates
tablemats
tablement
tablements
tableness
tabler
tablers
tables

Literary usage of Tableland

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1. Beautiful Accommodation in Queensland, Australia by Simon St John (2004)
"Covered ii craters, the tableland was once ,inn activity. ... world (there are 13 endemic bird s on the tableland, more than anywhere else ¡n Australia). ..."

2. The Silurian Rocks of Britain by Benjamin Nieve Peach, John Horne, Jethro Justinian Harms Teall (1899)
"We have now to describe briefly the present tectonic arrangement of the Silurian rocks as produced by the elevation of the tableland and modified by ..."

3. Australia in Its Physiographic and Economic Aspects by Thomas Griffith Taylor (1911)
"The Western tableland Region. an average width of about 400 miles. The towns in this vast territory number about a dozen, being with very few exceptions ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"This done the traveller finds himself on another tableland—the Great ... Northwards the Karroo (yr) is bounded by the ramparts of the great inner tableland, ..."

5. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1890)
"Taking into account these climatic differences, we can enumerate six tolerably well defined territorial unities. The first is the tableland ..."

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