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English definition of “up-country”

up-country

adverb [before noun], adjective     /ˌʌpˈkʌn.tri/
in the direction of or relating to the parts of a country further from the coast, especially where there are few towns and people: We'll travel up-country by horse tomorrow. Some people find up-country customs strange.Parts of countriesThe countryside
(Definition of up-country adverbadjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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