Pronunciation: ( —adj., n.up'kun"trē; —adv.up-kun'trē),[key] —adj.Chiefly Southern U.S. 1. of, relating to, residing in, or situated in the interior of a region or country; inland.
—n. the interior of a region or country.
—adv. toward, into, or in the interior of a country: The explorers trekked upcountry.