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Upland,city (1990 pop. 63,374), San Bernardino co., S Calif., at the foot of the San Gabriel Mts.; inc. 1906. There is food processing, tool and die making, and the manufacture of electronics, building materials, textiles, fabricated metal products, machinery, and consumer goods. The San Bernardino and Angeles national forests are nearby.
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An extensive region of high land.
The higher ground of a region, in contrast to a valley, plain, or other low-lying land.
The elevated land above the low areas along a stream or between hills.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
an area of high or relatively high ground
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