from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An inland or upland region of a country.
  • adjective Of, located in, or coming from the upcountry.
  • adverb In, to, or toward the upcountry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Toward the interior; away from the seaboard.
  • noun The interior of the country.
  • Being or living away from the seaboard; interior: as, an up-country village.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb colloq. In an upcountry direction.
  • adjective colloq., colloq., colloq. Living or situated remote from the seacoast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Living or situated remote from the seacoast; as, an upcountry residence.
  • noun The interior of the country.
  • adverb Towards the interior of the country and away from the seacoast.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb to or in the interior of a country or region
  • adjective of or coming from the middle of a region or country


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