tableland

Part of speech: noun

An elevated level region; plateau.

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Usage examples "tableland":

  1. On the mound's commodious summit of tableland there was the Plaza de la Cruz, also the Church de la Cruz, and an old Franciscan hive, called the monastery de la Cruz. - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
  2. Not many miles beyond Jalapa begins the great central tableland of Anahuac, and it was needful that the road leading into it should be taken possession of before the remnant of Santa Anna's army should rally and construct barriers at positions from which it might prove difficult to drive them. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. They go across the lawn and through the beech- wood and come at last, through a tangle of underwood and bramble, to a little level tableland that rises out of the flat hill- top- one tableland out of another. - "The Enchanted Castle", E. Nesbit.