Up"land, a. 1. Of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage.
Sometimes, with secure delightMilton.
The upland hamlets will invite.
2. Pertaining to the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns; rustic; rude; unpolished.
[Obs.W2] " The race of upland giants."
(Zol.) See Moccasin. --
(Zol.), a large American sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) much valued as a game bird. Unlike most sandpipers, it frequents fields and uplands. Called also
(Bot.), a North American shrub of the genus Rhus (Rhus glabra), used in tanning and dyeing.
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