from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An elevated and generally level region of considerable extent; a plateau.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A broad, level, elevated area of land; a plateau.
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- noun a relatively flat highland
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Montfermeil is situated between Livry and Chelles, on the southern edge of that lofty table-land which separates the Ourcq from the Marne.
It was a journey which was not prosecuted without much fatigue and considerable danger, as they had to traverse a country frequently exposed to all the evils of war, more especially when they approached the Ghauts, those tremendous mountain-passes which descend from the table-land of Mysore, and through which the mighty streams that arise in the centre of the Indian peninsula, find their way to the ocean.
It seemed as though two immense adders of steel were to be seen crawling towards the crest of the table-land.
He suddenly beheld the table-land of Mont – Saint-Jean cleared, and the van of the English army disappear.
The four riders, having now reached a wider road, went abreast and soon reached a stretch of table-land, from which the eye took in on one side the rich valley of the Seine toward Rouen, and on the other an horizon bounded only by the sea.
And even such are those delightful glens, which cut the high table-land of the confines of Devon and Cornwall, and opening each through its gorge of down and rock, towards the boundless Western
The country gone over today, though not all of the very best description, has plains in it of the very finest kind — even the sandy table-land bears an abundant crop of grass.
After a few minutes, the party were again in motion, ambling steadily and cautiously along the high table-land, towards
The first four miles was over the stony rises; the next three, sandy table-land, with spinifex, eucalyptus, and scrub.
At four miles we found that the first part of the rise was stony, but on the top it was sandy table-land, covered with thick scrub.