n. (adj.) An area that is higher relative to the surrounding areas, but not mountainous; highlandâ€“ syn.; lowlandâ€“ ant.
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(SMP) Generally described as the dry land area above and landward of the ORDINARY HIGH WATER MARK (OHWM).
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- used of high or hilly country
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<botany> Any area that does not qualify as a wetland because the associated hydrologic regime is not sufficiently wet to elicit development of vegetation, soils and/or hydrologic characteristics associated with wetlands. Such areas in floodplains are more appropriately termed nonwetlands. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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used of high or hilly country
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• (n.) 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. • (n.) The country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns. • (a.) Of or pertaining to uplands;
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The Upland, which is Low German for something like Oberland (`highland`) or Auf dem Land (`in the country`), is the northeastern part of the Hochsauerland and belongs the German state of Hesse, unlike the remainder of the Hochsauerland which lies in Westphalia. The Upland falls within the district of Waldeck-Frankenberg, in North He
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The station is owned by the City of Upland. Omnitrans does not directly serve the station, but runs route 83 along Euclid Aveune. Both bus and rail service run 7 days a week. ==Platforms and tracks== ...
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Upland, city (1990 pop. 63,374), San Bernardino co., S Calif., at the foot of the San Gabriel Mts.; inc. 1906. There is food processing, tool and die making, and the manufacture of electronics, building materials, textiles, fabricated metal products, machinery, and consumer goods. The San Bernardino...
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land that lies above the flood plain; land that is elevated and is far enough away from a body of water that its vegetation is dependent on rainfall
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an area that does not have the hydrologic conditions necessary for the development of hydric (wetland) soils and establishment of wetland plant communities.
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An area that is higher relative to the surrounding areas, but not mountainous. Synonym of highland. The opposite of lowland.
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