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During my own gap year, I learned an invaluable lesson - that I was a lousy teacher. Even though the children I 'taught,' in upcountry Uganda, were desperate for qualifications, they largely ignored me. Until, that is, I realised that they wanted to hear about other young persons around the world.
Simon Hoggart

Meaning of "upcountry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UPCOUNTRY

upcountry  [ʌpˈkʌntrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UPCOUNTRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Upcountry can act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES UPCOUNTRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of upcountry in the English dictionary

The first definition of upcountry in the dictionary is of or coming from the interior of a country or region. Other definition of upcountry is lacking the sophistication associated with city-dwellers; countrified. Upcountry is also the interior part of a region or country.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UPCOUNTRY


Aintree
ˈeɪntrɪ
back-country
ˈbækˌkʌntrɪ
carpentry
ˈkɑːpɪntrɪ
country
ˈkʌntrɪ
Coventry
ˈkɒvəntrɪ
Daventry
ˈdævəntrɪ
dysentery
ˈdɪsəntrɪ
entry
ˈɛntrɪ
gantry
ˈɡæntrɪ
gentry
ˈdʒɛntrɪ
infantry
ˈɪnfəntrɪ
intercountry
ˌɪntəˈkʌntrɪ
muntrie
ˈmʌntrɪ
noncountry
ˌnɒnˈkʌntrɪ
north-country
ˈnɔːθˌkʌntrɪ
pantry
ˈpæntrɪ
passementerie
pæsˈmɛntrɪ
re-entry
riːˈɛntrɪ
sentry
ˈsɛntrɪ
wintry
ˈwɪntrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UPCOUNTRY

upcast
upcatch
upcheer
upchuck
upclimb
upclose
upcoast
upcoil
upcome
upcoming
upcourt
upcurl
upcurve
upcycle
updart
update
updateable
updated
updater

WORDS THAT END LIKE UPCOUNTRY

back country
Black Country
cross-country
developing country
go to the country
high country
hill country
home country
host country
King Country
light infantry
New Country
North Country
old country
the Black Country
the country
the King Country
the North Country
the West Country
unknown country
West Country

Synonyms and antonyms of upcountry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «upcountry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UPCOUNTRY

Find out the translation of upcountry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of upcountry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «upcountry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

upcountry
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

interior del país
570 millions of speakers

English

upcountry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूरस्थ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوبكونتري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вглубь страны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

upcountry
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

upcountry
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´intérieur du pays
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Upcountry
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

upcountry
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

内陸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

간절해진다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Upland
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

upcountry
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மலையக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपक्षेत्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iç kesimlerde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

upcountry
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

upcountry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вглиб країни
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

upcountry
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

upcountry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

upcountry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upcountry
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

upcountry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of upcountry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UPCOUNTRY»

The term «upcountry» is regularly used and occupies the 94.826 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UPCOUNTRY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «upcountry» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «upcountry» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about upcountry

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QUOTES WITH «UPCOUNTRY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word upcountry.
1
Simon Hoggart
During my own gap year, I learned an invaluable lesson - that I was a lousy teacher. Even though the children I 'taught,' in upcountry Uganda, were desperate for qualifications, they largely ignored me. Until, that is, I realised that they wanted to hear about other young persons around the world.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UPCOUNTRY»

Discover the use of upcountry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to upcountry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
March Upcountry
When his spaceship crashes en route to a boring ceremonial appearance, Roger MacClintock, a spoiled young prince, and his guardian Royal Marines must take a perilous trek across a planet filled with dangerous plants and hostile peoples.
David Weber, John Ringo, 2001
2
Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry
Among these stories Johnson weaves the local lore and history of thirteen upstate counties, drawing upon sources as varied as historic records, newspapers and personal interviews.
Talmadge Johnson, Tally Johnson, 2005
3
Origins of Southern Radicalism: The South Carolina ...
This groundbreaking study examines the South Carolina Upcountry's evolution from isolated subsistence region to mature cotton-producing region and hotbed of Southern radicalism in the sixty years before the Civil War.
Lacy K. Ford, 1991
4
Entrepreneurs in the Southern Upcountry: Commercial Culture ...
In Entrepreneurs in the Southern Upcountry, Bruce W. Eelman follows the evolution of an entrepreneurial culture in a nineteenth-century southern community outside the plantation belt.
Bruce W. Eelman, 2008
5
Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War: Letters of the ...
Chronicles through correspondence the lives and concerns of prominent families in piedmont South Carolina during the late-antebellum and Civil War eras.
Tom Moore Craig, 2009
6
Red Hills and Cotton: An Upcountry Memory
A classic in the literature of nostalgia. An appreciation for the Piedmont life and culture.
Ben Robertson, 1960
7
All We Knew Was to Farm: Rural Women in the Upcountry South, ...
Melissa Walker has done an admirable job of mining oral interviews, TVA records, letters, diaries, and farming magazines to piece together the story of how women contributed to the family income.
Melissa Walker, 2002
8
Stout Hearts: Traditional Oak Basket Makers of the South ...
The first extended treatment of South Carolina's split oak basketry tradition.
Gary Stanton, McKissick Museum, 1993
9
One South Or Many?: Plantation Belt and Upcountry in Civil ...
This book is a state-wide study of Tennessee's agricultural population between 1850 and 1880.
Robert Tracy McKenzie, 2002
10
From Yeoman to Redneck in the South Carolina Upcountry, ...
In From Yeoman to Redneck in the South Carolina Upcountry, Stephen A. West revises understandings of the American South by offering a new perspective on two iconic figures in the region’s social landscape.
Stephen A. West, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UPCOUNTRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term upcountry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rotary Club Offers Upcountry E-Cycling Pickup Service
The Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui is holding another television and computer e-cycling event on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8 a.m. to noon. The Rotary club will ... «Maui Now, Jul 15»
2
Upcountry winery changes its name to MauiWine
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - For 41 years, locals have known Upcountry's winery as Tedeschi Vineyards or generically as “the Ulupalakua winery.” But now, it ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
3
Exemptions Proposed for Upcountry Water Meter Priority List
Water Resources Committee Chair Gladys Baisa introduced a bill that, under certain conditions, would exempt residents on the Upcountry water meter priority ... «Maui Now, Jul 15»
4
Upcountry Maui Sexual Assault Suspect May Be a Cop
A disturbing sexual assault case that happened in Upcountry Maui last Saturday is getting even more disturbing. Hawaii News Now reports that witnesses say a ... «Maui TV News, Jun 15»
5
Upcountry Fresh Tamales and Mixed Plate: Say What?
No bigger than your living room, Upcountry Fresh Tamales and Mixed Plate – UFTAMP, if you will – manages to churn out a wide variety of Mexican dishes and ... «Maui Now, Apr 15»
6
Upcountry Life
To understand the full scope of Maui's beauty, make sure to take some time exploring the Upcountry areas–Historic Makawao Town, Olinda, Lower and Upper ... «Maui Now, Mar 15»
7
Upcountry Maui farm tours offer delights from goats to vodka
Upcountry is only an hour or so drive from most resorts, so you can plan a whole- or half-day excursion, or combine a farm tour with a trek up to Haleakala ... «LA Daily News, Mar 15»
8
Route changes for Maui Bus Upcountry Islander, Kula Villager routes
The Maui County Department of Transportation has announced changes to the Maui Bus Upcountry Islander and Kula Villager routes, beginning Saturday, Feb. «KHON2, Feb 15»
9
Upcountry History Museum named Smithsonian affiliate
On Monday, Greenville became the only city in South Carolina to have two Smithsonian affiliate museums, as the Upcountry History Museum joined the ... «Greenville News, Feb 15»
10
#TRFood: Furman professor to cook up farm-to-table Valentine's …
TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – Furman University Professor Lori Nelsen will be the featured chef at Upcountry Provision's Valentines Dinner Saturday, February 14, ... «Travelers Rest Tribune, Feb 15»

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