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Definition of Upland

  • High land; ground elevated above the meadows and intervals which lie on the banks of rivers, near the sea, or between hills; land which is generally dry; -- opposed to lowland meadow marsh swamp interval, and the like.
  • Of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage.
  • Pertaining to the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns; rustic; rude; unpolished.
  • elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
  • used of high or hilly country

How to use upland in a sentence. Upland pronunciation.

Along this edge of the Downs stands a picturesque row of pine-trees, stunted, bittered, and twisted through many a winter by the upland gales.
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The road was rarely level and frequently the upland parts were washed out.
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It had a half mile frontage on the Ogeechee, extended two miles back into the forest, and gave a good variety of land, some low and damp for the cultivation of rice, sandy soil covered with grass for pasturage, and dry uplands suitable for corn and vegetables.
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By the close of the year twenty-six acres had been cleared,-on the uplands this meant the felling of trees, and gradual removal of stumps as time permitted, but on the rice lands it meant far more.
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We must not picture to ourselves an Alp, with thundering avalanches, roaring torrents, fierce alternations of heat and cold, uninhabitable by mortal man, save during that short period of the year when the maidens in the sennhutt watch the cattle upon the upland pastures.
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He was like the explorer in Central Africa who comes suddenly upon wide uplands, with great trees in them and stretches of meadow, so that he might fancy himself in an English park.
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And the wind, the raw, chilling December wind, driven in, wet and salty, from the sea, tore over the dunes and brown uplands and across the frozen salt-meadows, screamed through the telegraph wires, and made the platform of the dismal South Harniss railway station the lonesomest, coldest, darkest and most miserable spot on the face of the earth.
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The 'sorrel' with curved sweep of quarter Curl'd close to clean flank, The Royalist saddlefast squarely, And where the bright uplands stretch fairly, Behind, beyond pistol-shot barely, The Roundheaded rank.
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And shot the first sunstreak behind us, and soon The dim dewy uplands were dreamy with light; And full on our left flash'd "The Reedy Lagoon", And sharply "The Sugarloaf" rear'd on our right.
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Scattering the sheep that flecked the velvet turf of the uplands, they stood at length on the granite crown of the crest itself.
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About two in the afternoon we came up a 200-foot rise to a beautiful upland country, in which the forests were diversified with open glades, and which everywhere showed a most singular feature.
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Our road now lay over the high upland of the Salt Mountain, among its dry and beautiful woods.
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Imagine a region of low archaean hills, extending one thousand miles each way, subjected for thousands of years to a continual succession of glaciers, crushing, grinding, planing, smoothing, ripping up and smoothing again, carrying off whole ranges of broken hills, in fragments, to dump them at some other point, grind them again while there, and then push and hustle them out of that region into some other a few hundred miles farther; there again to tumble and grind them together, pack them into the hollows, and dump them in pyramidal piles on plains and uplands.
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Thus we presently came out of the valley into a pleasant champain-a rolling grassy upland with dim woods beyond, even as Adam had set forth in his map.
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Bring your loads of children out here every Saturday, right here to Beechwood Farm, and turn them loose in my beech woods and upland pastures.
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But knowing that Luck was not to be blamed for his long absence did not lessen their impatience, nor did it stifle the call of the wide spaces nor the subtle influence of the winds that blew softly over the uplands.
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And now let us leave the upland and descend to the sea-board; there is a sight for you upon the billows!
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To her belonged Amber Spring, the water which gave verdure and beauty to the village and made living possible on that wild purple upland waste.
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Northward the slope descended to a dim line of canyons from which rose an up-Hinging of the earth, not mountainous, but a vast heave of purple uplands, with ribbed and fan-shaped walls, castle-crowned cliffs, and gray escarpments.
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And this spring was the most beautiful and remarkable known to the upland riders of southern Utah.
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Examples of Upland

Example #1
Louise noticed them, only to think for a moment what ugly trees they were.
Example #2
With a petulant remark to herself on the selfishness of "those people," she sauntered past.
Example #3
Sometimes it was only the boulder-clad bottom of a ravine; again the water would have washed out the gully on one side so deep as to threaten overturning the guns.
Example #4
These parts of the road were usually more or less strewn with boulders.
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A rapid stream furnished an abundance of pure water, and site for a mill, while the thick growth of timber guaranteed a supply of material for houses and boats.
Example #6
Spangenberg was much pleased with the tract.