up country

[ adjective, noun uhp-kuhn-tree; adverb uhp-kuhn-tree ]

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"James was wrong to take her up country," Uncle Ulick said sternly.

He had come from up country I was told, and was doing nothing.

Men from the up country: He can not rule his party, his party may rule him.

A flock of starlings from up country lighted in a fir top to rest.

Royd happened to come across him, and taking a fancy to him, brought him up country to look after a flock of sheep.

"In the centre of Africa—up country, that is—one learns to value pins," said Mr. Hoopdriver, after a perceptible pause.

I suppose the blacks ‘up country’ are what Dutch slavery made them—mere animals—cunning and sulky.

Up country here the wages are less, but the comfort greater, and the chances of ‘getting on’ much increased.

All kinds of grain and roots raised in the up country, all the luxuries of the tropics, are here.

The difficulty was the transmission of these up country simultaneously with the troops and their equipment.

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