Grammar Patterns

the N

The 'lowlands' group

These nouns refer to a region of a country or of the world.
To really explore the interior it is advisable to join an organised trek.
It is a land where silver canals criss-cross the lowlands through a patchwork of fertile rice fields.
Even in the old days, the town was a place of refuge for thousands of Americans fleeing the harsh winters of the north.
The film's producer told how it went down a storm in London, but left audiences in the provinces bemused.
  • back country
  • bush
  • coast
  • country
  • countryside
  • downs
  • east
  • foothills
  • highlands
  • hills
  • hinterland
  • ice cap
  • interior
  • littoral
  • lowlands
  • mainland
  • north
  • north-east
  • north-west
  • outback
  • pampas
  • provinces
  • regions
  • shires
  • south
  • south-east
  • south-west
  • sticks
  • stockbroker belt
  • tropics
  • uplands
  • veldt
  • west
  • wild
  • wilds
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