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High country   /haɪ kˈəntri/   Listen
High country

An area lying above the piedmont but below the timberline.

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"High country" Quotes from Famous Books

... and three others, as also with the galley and with divers pinnaces, to see what he might do above Vigo, where he took many boats and some carvels, diversely laden with things of small value, but chiefly with household stuff, running into the high country. And amongst the rest he found one boat laden with the principal church stuff of the high church of Vigo, where also was their great cross of silver, of very fair embossed work and double-gilt all over, having cost them a great mass of money. They complained ...
— Drake's Great Armada • Walter Biggs

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