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English definition of “upland”

upland

adjective uk   /ˈʌp.lənd/ us  
describes an area of land that is high up, such as on a hill or mountain: The whole plateau comprises one vast upland plain.Hills and mountains

upland

noun uk   /ˈʌp.lənd/ us  
uplands [plural] high areas of landHills and mountains
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