Definition of upcountry in English:


Line breaks: up|country
Pronunciation: /ʌpˈkʌntri

adverb & adjective

  • In or towards the interior of a country; inland: [as adverb]: she comes from somewhere up-country [as adjective]: a little up-country town
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    • Taylor said that people from upcountry and inland were not used to seeing ships, especially not one so close to the shore.
    • We call it upcountry marketing, paying attention to customers even in places away from the main urban centres.
    • A few years ago an upcountry winner of only £20 won £200 in the lottery.

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