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noun

a mountainous area below the timberline; a forested mountain area.

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Origin of high country

First recorded in 1450–1500

OTHER WORDS FROM high country

high-coun·try [hahy-kuhn-tree], /ˈhaɪˌkʌn tri/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for high country

high country

noun

the high country sheep pastures in the foothills of the Southern Alps, New Zealand
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