What does upland mean?

Definitions for uplandˈʌp lənd, -ˌlænd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upland.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. highland, upland(adj)

    elevated (e.g., mountainous) land

  2. upland, highland(a)(adj)

    used of high or hilly country


  1. upland(Noun)

    The area in the interior of a country with a generally higher elevation; often hilly, but not generally mountainous (compare highlands).

  2. upland(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or situated in the uplands.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upland(noun)

    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

  2. Upland(noun)

    the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns

  3. Upland(adj)

    of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage

  4. Upland(adj)

    pertaining to the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns; rustic; rude; unpolished


  1. Upland

    Upland is a city in San Bernardino County, California, located at an elevation of 1,242 feet. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 73,732, up from 68,393 at the 2000 census. It was incorporated on May 15, 1906, after previously being named North Ontario. Upland is located at the foot of the highest part of the San Gabriel Mountains. The city is part of the Inland Empire, a metropolitan area situated directly east of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upland

    up′land, n. upper or high land, as opposed to meadows, river-sides, &c.—adj. high in situation: pertaining to uplands.—n. Up′lander.—adj. Up′landish (obs.).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upland in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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