from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An inland or upland region of a country.
  • adj. Of, located in, or coming from the upcountry.
  • adv. In, to, or toward the upcountry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Living or situated remote from the seacoast; as, an upcountry residence.
  • n. The interior of the country.
  • adv. Towards the interior of the country and away from the seacoast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Living or situated remote from the seacoast.
  • adv. In an upcountry direction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. of or coming from the middle of a region or country
  • adv. to or in the interior of a country or region


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