Definition of tableland in English:

tableland

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Pronunciation: /ˈteɪb(ə)lland
 
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noun

  • A broad, high level region; a plateau.
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    • At its southern end, the terrain drops down to the Santa Rosa Plateau, a 2,000-foot-high tableland with canyons, mesas, and low hills.
    • Big Mountain sits atop a rolling tableland called Black Mesa, beneath which lie an estimated 20 billion tons of high-quality, low-sulfur coal.
    • He noted that the gorge cut through an elevated tableland and extended about 11 kilometres from the Falls down to Queenston.

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