noun (used with a plural verb)
a range in central Scotland, in the Grampian Mountains. Highest peak, Ben Macdhui, 4296 feet (1309 meters).
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a mountain range of NE Scotland: part of the Grampians. Highest peak: Ben Macdui, 1309 m (4296 ft); designated a national park in 2003Also called: the Cairngorms
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