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[loh-luh n-der, -lan-]
  1. a native of the Lowlands.
  2. (lowercase) an inhabitant of a lowland or lowlands.
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Origin of Lowlander

First recorded in 1685–95; lowland + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for lowlander

Historical Examples

  • Lowlander, proud of his lowlands (farmer in “Alton Locke”), iii.

    Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)

    John Ruskin

  • Does Scotland owe her life to the highlander, or to the lowlander?

    Prose Idylls

    Charles Kingsley

  • But he was sent into the world for other purposes, which the lowlander is but too apt to forget.

  • Doesn't that epitomize the contempt of the highlander for the lowlander?

    In the Oregon Country

    George Palmer Putnam

  • I however, am supposed to be a Lowlander, and therefore cautious.