HyperDic: upland

English > 2 senses of the word upland:
ADJECTIVEallupland, highlandused of high or hilly country
NOUNobjectupland, highlandelevated (e.g., mountainous) land
upland > pronunciation
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > upland: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of high or hilly country.
Narroweralpestrine, subalpineGrowing at high altitudes
alpineLiving or growing above the timber line
mountainousContaining many mountains
OppositelowlandOf relatively low or level country
English > upland: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningElevated (e.g., mountainous) land.
InstancesHighlands, Highlands of ScotlandA mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty
Narrowerdown(usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
tableland, plateauA relatively flat highland
Broadernatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
OppositelowlandLow level country

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