Definition for highlands (2 of 3)
Definition for highlands (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for highlands
I had to pause for sheep crossing the road, which is a common occurrence when driving through the Highlands of Scotland.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At least 50,000 families in the Andean highlands rely on herding alpaca for income and to sustain themselves.Put Down That Cashmere. There’s a New Luxury Wool in Town|Ann Binlot|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I think the most unique experience at Highlands—maybe at all of Aspen—is a trip up to Highlands Bowl.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard|The Daily Beast|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From that same part of the world, not far from the Highlands, we get the word OE, a whirlwind off OF the Faroe Islands.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words|David Bukszpan|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet in the highlands where the Minangkabau culture remains strongest, change seems further off.
The commotions in the Highlands, during the civil wars, swelled the number to greater proportions.
Yet, in the Highlands that have been traversed, many unequivocal traces of former civilization have been discovered.Calumny Refuted, by Facts from Liberia|Wilson Armistead
Of tents he had none to furnish, neither could heavy cannon be spared from the defence of the Highlands.
During the inundation it is deeply stained with the red argillaceous soil brought down from the Abyssinian highlands.Ancient Egypt|George Rawlinson
Some of them develop into cities, when they command transverse routes of communication quite across the highlands.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
British Dictionary definitions for highlands (1 of 3)
noun the Highlands
- the part of Scotland that lies to the northwest of the great fault that runs from Dumbarton to Stonehaven
- a smaller area consisting of the mountainous north of Scotland: distinguished by Gaelic culture