Upland


Upland
Upland Up"land, a. 1. Of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage. [1913 Webster]

Sometimes, with secure delight The upland hamlets will invite. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Pertaining to the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns; rustic; rude; unpolished. [Obs.W2] `` The race of upland giants.'' --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

{Upland moccasin}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Moccasin}.

{Upland sandpiper}, or {Upland plover} (Zo["o]l.), a large American sandpiper ({Bartramia longicauda}) much valued as a game bird. Unlike most sandpipers, it frequents fields and uplands. Called also {Bartramian sandpiper}, {Bartram's tattler}, {field plover}, {grass plover}, {highland plover}, {hillbird}, {humility}, {prairie plover}, {prairie pigeon}, {prairie snipe}, {papabote}, {quaily}, and {uplander}.

{Upland sumach} (Bot.), a North American shrub of the genus Rhus ({Rhus glabra}), used in tanning and dyeing. [1913 Webster]


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  • Upland — Upland, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 179 Housing Units (2000): 88 Land area (2000): 0.412573 sq. miles (1.068558 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.412573 sq. miles (1.068558 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Upland — may refer to:*Upland (geology), an area of higher land **See also highland (geography) *Upland (freshwater ecology);Place namesIn the United States: *Upland, California *Upland, Indiana *Upland, Kansas;Other uses *Upland Brewing Company,… …   Wikipedia

  • Upland, CA — U.S. city in California Population (2000): 68393 Housing Units (2000): 25467 Land area (2000): 15.118013 sq. miles (39.155472 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.032921 sq. miles (0.085265 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.150934 sq. miles (39.240737 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Upland, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 3803 Housing Units (2000): 824 Land area (2000): 3.932304 sq. miles (10.184620 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008688 sq. miles (0.022501 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.940992 sq. miles (10.207121 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Upland, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 179 Housing Units (2000): 88 Land area (2000): 0.412573 sq. miles (1.068558 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.412573 sq. miles (1.068558 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Upland, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 2977 Housing Units (2000): 1216 Land area (2000): 0.670653 sq. miles (1.736983 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.670653 sq. miles (1.736983 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • upland — [up′lənd, up′land΄] n. land elevated above other land, as above land along a river adj. of or situated in upland …   English World dictionary

  • Upland — Up land, n. 1. 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upland [1] — Upland, Landschaft in Schweden, umfaßt die Läne Stockholm u. Upsala. Die kleinen, an der Küste gelegenen Inseln (Upländische Scheeren), schützen die Küste gegen Meer u. Feind …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Upland [2] — Upland, Herzog von U., war Prinz Gustav von Schweden, geb. 18. Juni 1827, gest. 24. Sept. 1852, s.u. Schweden S. 571 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon