upland etymology

Middle English word upland comes from English land, English up-

Detailed word origin of upland

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
land English (eng) (Irish English, colloquial) A fright.. (agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.. (ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.. (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.. (nautical) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of [...]
up- English (eng) Used to indicate higher position or direction, literally or figuratively.. Used to indicate increase.
upland Middle English (enm)