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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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