Tableland vs Hinterland - What's the difference?

tableland | hinterland |


As nouns the difference between tableland and hinterland

is that tableland is a relatively flat region of terrain, particularly in reference to surrounding terrain while hinterland is hinterland.

tableland

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A relatively flat region of terrain, particularly in reference to surrounding terrain.
  • * 1913 ,
  • One January day, thirty years ago, the little town of Hanover, anchored on a windy Nebraska tableland , was trying not to be blown away.

    See also

    * plateau * plain * prairie

    hinterland

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia hinterland) (en noun)
  • The land immediately next to, and inland from, a coast.
  • The rural territory surrounding an urban area, especially a port.
  • A remote or undeveloped area, a backwater.
  • (figuratively) That which is unknown or unexplored about someone.
  • (figuratively) Anything vague or ill-defined, especially one that is ill understood.
  • * 2007 , Lesley Jeffries, Textual Construction of the Female Body , abstract
  • This approach utilizes concepts such as naming, describing, contrasting and equating to access the hinterland between structure and meaning, and to map out the subtle ways in which texts can naturalise the ideology of the perfect female form.

    Synonyms

    * See: * (the) sticks

    See also

    * foreland

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