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A city of southern California east of Los Angeles at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains.
1. Land or an area of land of high elevation, especially when level.
2. Land in the interior of a country.
Of, relating to, or located in an upland.
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(Physical Geography) (often plural) an area of high or relatively high ground
(Physical Geography) relating to or situated in an upland
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up•land(ˈʌp lənd, -ˌlænd)
1. land elevated above other land.
2. the higher ground of a region or district; an elevated region.
3. land above the level where water flows or where flooding occurs.adj.
4. of or pertaining to uplands or elevated regions.
a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles. 63,374.
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|Noun||1.||upland - elevated (e.g., mountainous) land |
down - (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
|Adj.||1.||upland - used of high or hilly country |
lowland - of relatively low or level country
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n (usu pl) → Hochland nt no pl
adj → Hochland-; upland area → Hochlandgebiet nt
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