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Highland definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HIGHLAND, n. Elevated land; a mountainous region.
Highlands of Scotland, mountainous regions inhabited by the descendants of the ancient Celts, who retain their primitive language.
Highlands on the Hudson, sixty miles from New York. These afford most sublime and romantic scenery, and here is West Point, a fortified post during the revolution, and now the seat of one of the best military schools of the age.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: used of high or hilly country [syn: upland, highland] [ant: lowland] n
1: elevated (e.g., mountainous) land [syn: highland, upland] [ant: lowland]

Merriam Webster's

geographical name 1. city SE California E of San Bernardino population 44,605 2. town NW Indiana S of Hammond population 23,546 3. administrative area N Scotland area 9806 square miles (25,398 square kilometers)

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: before 12th century elevated or mountainous land II. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to a highland 2. capitalized of or relating to the Highlands of Scotland

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. (usu. in pl.) 1 an area of high land. 2 (the Highlands) the mountainous part of Scotland. --adj. of or in a highland or the Highlands. Phrases and idioms: Highland cattle 1 cattle of a shaggy-haired breed with long curved widely-spaced horns. 2 this breed. Highland dress the kilt etc. Highland fling see FLING n. 3. Derivatives: highlander n. (also Highlander). Highlandman n. (pl. -men). Etymology: OE heahlond promontory (as HIGH, LAND)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Highland High"land, n. Elevated or mountainous land; (often in the pl.) an elevated region or country; as, the Highlands of Scotland. Highland fling, a dance peculiar to the Scottish Highlanders; a sort of hornpipe.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Mountainous region.



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