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Definitions for upland
ˈʌp lənd, -ˌlændup·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. highland, uplandadjective

    elevated (e.g., mountainous) land

  2. upland, highland(a)adjective

    used of high or hilly country

Wiktionary

  1. uplandnoun

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

  2. uplandadjective

    Of, relating to, or situated in the uplands.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Uplandadjective

    Higher in situation.

    Those in Cornwall do no more by nature than others elsewhere by choice, conceive themselves an estranged society from the upland dwellers, and carry an emulation against them. Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwall.

    Sometimes with secure delight,
    The upland Hamlets will invite. John Milton.

  2. Uplandnoun

    Higher ground.

    Etymology: up and land.

    Men at first, after the flood, liv’d in the uplands and sides of the mountains, and by degrees sunk into the plains. Burnet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uplandnoun

    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. Uplandnoun

    the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns

  3. Uplandadjective

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

  4. Uplandadjective

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

Freebase

  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.).

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Numerology

  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

Examples of upland in a Sentence

  1. Mark Cooper:

    Upland is a gathering system that will help move Williston Basin oil production to markets where it is needed, a great deal of this oil is already being transported to market by rail. Upland will allow us to transport that oil by pipeline.

  2. Mark Cooper:

    Upland is a gathering system that will help move Williston Basin oil production to markets where it is needed, a great deal of this oil is already being transported to market by rail.

  3. TransCanada:

    We expect Upland and Energy East to play a key role in providing sufficient pipeline capacity to improve supply security for eastern Canadian and U.S. refiners, and reduce the need for foreign imports.

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