Upcountry
Upcountry Up"coun`try, a. Living or situated remote from the seacoast; as, an upcountry residence. [Colloq.] -- n. The interior of the country. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Upcountry — Up coun try, adv. In an upcountry direction; as, to live upcountry. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upcountry — ► ADVERB & ADJECTIVE ▪ inland …   English terms dictionary

  • upcountry — ☆ upcountry [up′kun΄trē; ] for adj. and adv., also [ up kun′trē] adj. of or located in the interior of a country; inland n. the interior of a country adv. in or toward the interior of a country …   English World dictionary

  • upcountry — 1. adverb In an upcountry direction; as, to live upcountry 2. adjective Living or situated remote from the seacoast; as, an upcountry residence. 3. noun The interior of the country …   Wiktionary

  • upcountry — [[t]ʌ̱pkʌ̱ntri[/t]] also up country ADJ: ADJ n Upcountry places are towards the middle or north of a large country, usually in the countryside. ...a collection of upcountry hamlets. ADV: be ADV, ADV after v Upcountry is also an adverb. I run a… …   English dictionary

  • upcountry — adjective from an area of land without many people or towns, especially in the middle of a country: upcountry people upcountry adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • upcountry — adj., n. /up kun tree/; adv. /up kun tree/, adj. Chiefly Southern U.S. 1. of, relating to, residing in, or situated in the interior of a region or country; inland. 2. Disparaging. unsophisticated. n. 3. the interior of a region or country. adv. 4 …   Universalium

  • upcountry — adjective of or coming from the middle of a region or country upcountry districts • Syn: ↑interior, ↑midland • Similar to: ↑inland …   Useful english dictionary

  • upcountry — Canadian Slang in BC anywhere on the mainland outside of the Lower Mainland, or if in the Southern Interior. points north. Not usually used for points up the Coast, in which case upcoast is used (as also up the Coast ). May have its origin in the …   English dialects glossary

  • upcountry — n. interior of a country …   English contemporary dictionary

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