Meaning of “upriver” in the English Dictionary

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"upriver" in British English

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upriveradverb, adjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌʌpˈrɪv.ər/ us /ˌʌpˈrɪv.ɚ/

towards the place where a river starts:

We paddled upriver for a couple of hours.

(Definition of “upriver” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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