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Definition of highland adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    highland

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪlənd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪlənd//
     
    [only before noun] Mountains and valleys, Describing geographic regions
     
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  1. 1connected with an area of land that has hills or mountains highland regions highland roads See related entries: Mountains and valleys, Describing geographic regions
  2. 2Highland connected with the Highlands of Scotland compare lowland
  3. Word Origin Old English hēahlond ‘a high promontory’ (see high, land).
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