noun Date: 1697 a broad level elevated area ; plateau

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tableland — [tā′bəlland΄] n. a high, broad, level region; plateau …   English World dictionary

  • tableland — UK [ˈteɪb(ə)lˌlænd] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms tableland : singular tableland plural tablelands a large raised area of flat land …   English dictionary

  • tableland — /tay beuhl land /, n. an elevated and generally level region of considerable extent; plateau. [1690 1700; TABLE + LAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • tableland — noun A relatively flat region of terrain, particularly in reference to surrounding terrain. See Also: plateau, plain, prairie …   Wiktionary

  • tableland — Synonyms and related words: alkali flat, alluvial plain, basin, bench, bottomland, bushveld, campo, champaign, champaign country, coastal plain, delta, desert, down, downs, fell, flat, flat country, flatland, flats, grass veld, grassland, heath,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tableland — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. karoo, mesa. see plateau …   English dictionary for students

  • tableland — ta|ble|land [ˈteıbəl lænd] n also tablelands technical a large area of high flat land …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tableland — ta|ble|land [ teıbl,lænd ] noun count or uncount TECHNICAL a large raised area of flat land …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tableland —    A general term for a broad upland mass with nearly level or undulating summit area of large extent and steep side slopes descending to surrounding lowlands (e.g., a large plateau).    Compare: plateau, mesa, cuesta.    HP …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • tableland — n. flat elevated area of land …   English contemporary dictionary

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