Highlands

[ hahy-luhndz ]
/ ˈhaɪ ləndz /

noun

(used with a singular verb) a mountainous region in N Scotland, N of the Grampians.

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Highlands
/ (ˈhaɪləndz) /

noun the Highlands

  1. the part of Scotland that lies to the northwest of the great fault that runs from Dumbarton to Stonehaven
  2. a smaller area consisting of the mountainous north of Scotland: distinguished by Gaelic culture
(often not capital) the highland region of any country
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