Definition of Upland

1. Noun. Elevated (e.g., mountainous) land.

Exact synonyms: Highland
Specialized synonyms: Highlands, Highlands Of Scotland
Specialized synonyms: Down, Plateau, Tableland
Generic synonyms: Elevation, Natural Elevation
Derivative terms: Highland
Antonyms: Lowland



2. Adjective. Used of high or hilly country.
Exact synonyms: Highland
Similar to: Alpestrine, Subalpine, Alpine, Mountainous
Derivative terms: Highland
Antonyms: Lowland

Definition of Upland

1. n. 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. a. Of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage.

3. n. 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.

4. a. Of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage.

Definition of Upland

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

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Upland

1. the higher land of a region [n -S]

Medical Definition of Upland

1. Any area that does not qualify as a wetland because the associated hydrologic regime is not sufficiently wet to elicit development of vegetation, soils and/or hydrologic characteristics associated with wetlands. Such areas in floodplains are more appropriately termed nonwetlands. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Upland

uphurled
uphurling
uphurls
upjet
upjets
upjetted
upjetting
upkeep
upkeeped
upkeeping
upkeeps
upknit
upknits
upknitted
uplaid
upland (current term)
upland antshrike
upland antshrikes
upland cotton
upland plover
upland sandpiper
upland white aster
uplander
uplanders
uplandish
uplands
uplay
uplaying
uplays
uplead

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