The word upper is a noun. Upper means (1) a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression, (2) piece of leather that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole, (3) the higher of two berths.
Upper is also an adjective that means (1) higher in place or position, (2) superior in rank or accomplishment, (3) the topmost one of two.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word upper.
- Australian Flag
The Australian flag is a blue background with stars and a Union Jack in the upper
left hand corner. The flag was the result of a design competition, and it was adopted in 1906.
- Barnard College
Barnard, located on the Upper
West Side of New York City, was founded in 1889. It is affiliated with Columbia University but is its own institution. There are almost 4000 students and 319 faculty members. It is a highly selective school. The website provides information about the school, the faculty, visiting, and applying.
- Lands' End
Lands' End, based in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, is an American clothing retailer. They market the majority of their clothing through mail order and the Internet. Some retail stores are available in the Upper
Midwest. Lands' End clothing is primarily casual. They also market luggage and home furnishings.
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The following articles provide recent upper
Upper Ponytail Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
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