Definition of 'upland'
Example sentences containing 'upland'
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This new approach would represent value for money and could bring a bright future for hill farmers and the uplands. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There could be another year or two of pain before Hunting reaches the sunlit uplands that investors are holding out for. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We sent them away to the sunny uplands of freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But have you gained the sunlit uplands of the middle class? Times, Sunday Times (2013)BRITAIN'S upland birds are in danger of being driven off hills and mountains by onshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or can they settle back and enjoy a ride from here to the sunlit uplands of higher wealth? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Those basking on the sunlit uplands of the chattering classes were born there or have passed through this barrier. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was seen as a saviour for farmers in the uplands where animals are trapped with little grass for feed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The location has been picked partly because of its distance from upland areas where poisoning of birds of prey is rife. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What matters now is that when these most elegant of upland birds return to the hills this spring they are left alone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hence common grazing rights still remain in some upland areas of Britain. Geography Basic Facts (1983)In short, if you have survived this far there may be sunlit uplands ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But farming was fairly inefficient, and growing demand for food forced farmers into the marginal areas of the uplands. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No government could survive the return of shortages and rationing when the sunlit uplands of a consumer society had been attained only five years before. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)All our injuries are subtly different, but we share a desire to claw our way towards the sunlit uplands. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I deserved a glimpse of the sunlit uplands and a refill of optimism to help me on my way. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Acid oak woodland, upland grassland. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)It may be our nostalgia for the sunlit uplands of our youth; it may be the chilling pleasure we take in bad news. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I've always fancied those mystical sunlit uplands. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I have always dreamt of doing a night ride over the heather uplands and valleys of mid Wales. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Having endured through the perilous morning to savour the sunny uplands of the afternoon, there was a sense of a completed and shared journey. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They saw the broad, sunlit uplands of a future independent Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then each farm has an area of open upland grazing, of its own upland grazing, and of its own corn land. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Then they have their quieter moments on the endless beaches, in upland villages and valleys, or on a sunlit terrace eating sea bream. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. upland is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'upland'
British English: upland ADJECTIVE
Upland places are situated on high land.
...a region of mountains and upland forests.
Definition of upland from the Collins English Dictionary
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