highland
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈhaɪlənd/
Noun

highland (plural highlands)

  1. An area of land that is at elevation; mountainous land.
Translations
  • French: hauts-plateaux, hautes terres
  • German: Hochland
  • Italian: altopiano
  • Portuguese: terra alta
  • Russian: наго́рье
  • Spanish: tierras altas
Adjective
  1. Relating to highlands.
Translations
  • Russian: го́рный

Highland
Adjective

highland (not comparable)

  1. relating to the Highlands.
Proper noun
  1. A council area in north-west Scotland, one of 32 created in 1996, originally a region created in 1975 from the counties of Inverness-shire, Nairnshire, Ross and Cromarty, Caithness, Sutherland and parts of Argyll and Moray.



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