What does the word upland mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The higher portions of a region, district, etc.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to an upland; elevated.

Usage examples for 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 by 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. by 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 by B. M. Bower