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Synonyms for upland

used of high or hilly country



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Hence we can understand, bearing in mind that each organic being is trying to live wherever it can live, how it has arisen that there are upland geese with webbed feet, ground woodpeckers, diving thrushes, and petrels with the habits of auks.
At first he had ascribed the growing interest in his career to his ill-conceived attempt to land in the bright little upland town, but now he was beginning to realise that the military rather than the civil arm was concerned about him.
Later, just before they shot him down altogether, Bert saw that great area of passionate work, warm lit in the evening light, a great area of upland on which the airships lay like a herd of grazing monsters at their feed.
There the sun lighted me to hoe beans, pacing slowly backward and forward over that yellow gravelly upland, between the long green rows, fifteen rods, the one end terminating in a shrub oak copse where I could rest in the shade, the other in a blackberry field where the green berries deepened their tints by the time I had made another bout.
The meeting will be held at the Salwey Arms, Woofferton, near Ludlow, at 8pm on March 16 and is open to all farmers affected in the uplands
Uplands, which was judged asone of the hippest places to live in the countryin a survey last year, has already been dotted with fresh public art thanks to funding from local councillors Irene Mann and Peter May
Farm Stay UK chief executive Andy Woodward, left, with chairman of the NFU Uplands Group Robin Milton
"The Welsh Government's continued refusal to recognise the difficulties and constraints associated with farming in the hills and uplands of Wales is most regrettable.
WALES'S uplands are at a crossroads between a prosperous future and complete abandonment, academics have warned.
Elwyn Maddy, who represents the NFU West Midlands region on the NFU's national Uplands Advisory Group, said: 'This is a prime opportunity for hill farmers to put their concerns to Defra.'
SIMON SHERWOOD'S future at Uplands was secured yesterday when the best- known training establishment in the Lambourn Valley changed hands in a deal understood to be worth pounds 2 million.
It's not all bars and restaurants - Uplands Crescent still has supermarkets, corner shops and takeaways.
The balance was paid with the assets of Uplands Bacon Factory, which was owned by the Uplands Pig Producers Association and that was how the pork industry was killed.
The new group has published a "manifesto for the uplands", saying that areas like Northumberland and the wider North Pennines are crucial both in terms of environment and landscapes, but also in producing food.
A man has been arrested in connection with two alleged robberies at shops in Uplands.