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.

Origin of lowland

First recorded in 1500–10; low1 + land
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British Dictionary definitions for lowlands (1 of 3)

Lowlands
/ (ˈləʊləndz) /

pl n

the Lowlands a low generally flat region of central Scotland, around the Forth and Clyde valleys, separating the Southern Uplands from the Highlands

Derived forms of Lowlands

Lowlander, noun

British Dictionary definitions for lowlands (2 of 3)

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 lowlands (3 of 3)

Lowland
/ (ˈləʊlənd) /

adjective

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