upland

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to an upland; elevated.

Part of speech: noun

The higher portions of a region, district, etc.

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Usage examples "upland":

  1. She caught my hand suddenly, and drawing me to the porch, pointed high above Sheba, to the yellow upland where the harvesters moved. - "The Delectable Duchy", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. There again they attacked and besieged and were repulsed, again and again; and there at dawn on the second day, after an all- night march, the trumpets of the cavalry rang the signal of rescue, and the charging troopers sent the Sioux whirling in scattered bands over the bold and beautiful upland. - "'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam.", Charles King.
  3. What surprised her was the short distance; she had not realized that the bluff and the upland formed a wide curve, and that she had cut the distance almost in half by riding next the river. - "The Ranch at the Wolverine", B. M. Bower.