lowland

[ loh-luh nd ]
/ ˈloʊ lənd /

noun

land that is low or level, in comparison with the adjacent country.
the Lowlands, a low, level region in S, central, and E Scotland.
Lowlands, the speech of those native to the Scottish Lowlands.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a lowland or lowlands.
(initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Lowlands of Scotland or the speech of this area.

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Origin of lowland

First recorded in 1500–10; low1 + land
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British Dictionary definitions for lowland (1 of 2)

lowland
/ (ˈləʊlənd) /

noun

relatively low ground
(often plural) a low generally flat region

adjective

of or relating to a lowland or lowlands

Derived forms of lowland

lowlander, noun

British Dictionary definitions for lowland (2 of 2)

Lowland
/ (ˈləʊlənd) /

adjective

of or relating to the Lowlands of Scotland or the dialect of English spoken there
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