[ UK /ˈʌplənd/ ]
[ US /ˈəpɫənd/ ]
NOUN
  1. elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
ADJECTIVE
  1. used of high or hilly country
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How To Use upland In A Sentence

  • The unforested hills and plateaus of the Dissected Loess Uplands ecoregion are cut by the canyons of Ecoregion 10l and are disjunct. Ecoregions of Idaho (EPA)
  • The uplands are the northernmost part of eastern Australia to experience (infrequent) winter frosts. Einasleigh upland savanna
  • Pumas roam these passes, hunting vast areas for grey fox, upland geese or guanacos, the wild and woolly relative of the llama. Globe and Mail
  • They kept to the brush and trees, and invariably the man halted and peered out before crossing a dry glade or naked stretch of upland pasturage. War
  • Titan's dunes bend around hills and upland plateaus, revealing how Titan's wind interacts with the topography.
  • Across the upland above the cliff a ploughman drove leisurably forth and back, and always close behind his heels the earth was white with these birds inspecting the fresh-turned furrow. The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales
  • The driving force behind a great organization is to never forget the passion and principles we all support in habitat work for the wild quail and all upland game. Quail Unlimited Implodes
  • Because pocosins are found in broad, flat, upland areas far from large streams, they are ombrotrophic like northern bogs, meaning rain provides most of their water. Pocosins
  • •In New Jersey, native vegetation is mixed oak forest on well-drained upland sites over sandstone, shale, diabase, and basalt. Ecoregions of New Jersey (EPA)
  • Then they have their quieter moments on the endless beaches, in upland villages and valleys, or on a sunlit terrace eating sea bream. Times, Sunday Times
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