up-country

ADVERB
  1. to or in the interior of a country or region
    they live upcountry
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How To Use up-country In A Sentence

  • Though a railway has been pushed up-country from Jesselton for something over a hundred miles, both road and rolling-stock leave much to be desired, the little tin-pot locomotives not infrequently leaving the rails altogether and landing in the river. Where the Strange Trails Go Down Sulu, Borneo, Celebes, Bali, Java, Sumatra, Straits Settlements, Malay States, Siam, Cambodia, Annam, Cochin-China
  • He interestingly elicits the languor and melancholy of Fowler, fusing this ennui with the action as Fowler journeys up-country to report on the vicious shooting war.
  • up-country axiom: `If it ain't broke, don't fix it "might well apply here. SOMETHING IN THE WATER
  • We'll travel up-country by horse tomorrow.
  • By obtaining control of a certain up-country bank, two general stores, and several logging camps, he could come into control of a certain dinky jerkwater line which shall here be nameless, but which, in his hands, would prove the key to a vastly larger situation involving more main-line mileage almost than there were spikes in the aforesaid dinky jerkwater. Winged Blackmail
  • I run a cattle station some miles up-country.
  • I run a cattle station some miles up-country.
  • I run a cattle station some miles up-country.
  • While latching on to the up-country trend, the industry here found itself wrong-footed and woefully short of male dancing talents.
  • We'll travel up-country by horse tomorrow.
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