- 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
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Examples from the Web for lowlands
In an isolated patch of lowlands, near the Brazilian border, the convoy stalled, apparently for lack of fuel.Escape from Bolivia
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The silence of the Lowlands is as heavy and oppressive as its air.
Otherwise, we would not have lingered a breathing while in the lowlands of mystery.The Book of Khalid
As a young man he had brought her to the Lowlands to seek his fortune.
It was very rough, very far from all the glades in the lowlands.The Soul of a People
Unlike the other sumacs, it grows for the most part in lowlands and swamps.Handbook of the Trees of New England
Lorin Low Dame
- the Lowlands a low generally flat region of central Scotland, around the Forth and Clyde valleys, separating the Southern Uplands from the Highlands
- relatively low ground
- (often plural) a low generally flat region
- of or relating to a lowland or lowlands
- of or relating to the Lowlands of Scotland or the dialect of English spoken there
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Word Origin and History for lowlands
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