AskDefine | Define highlands

Dictionary Definition

Highlands n : a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse) [syn: Highlands of Scotland]

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English

Noun

  1. An area of high land.

Translations

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Extensive Definition

Highland or Highlands has the following meanings:

Scotland

Brazil

Places in North America

*Highland, Arkansas

Education

Other uses

*Highland (band), a German dance/hip hop group

Surname

See also

highlands in Danish: Highland
highlands in German: Highland
highlands in French: Highland
highlands in Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Highland (disambiguation)
highlands in Italian: Highland (disambigua)
highlands in Dutch: Highland
highlands in Norwegian: Highland (andre betydninger)
highlands in Volapük: Highland

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agricultural region, arable land, black belt, citrus belt, corn belt, cotton belt, countryside, downs, dust bowl, farm belt, farm country, farmland, fruit belt, grass roots, grassland, grazing region, highland, lowlands, meadows and pastures, moorland, moors, plains, prairies, province, provinces, rolling country, rural district, rustic region, steppes, the country, the soil, the sticks, tobacco belt, upland, uplands, veld, wheat belt, wide-open spaces, wold, woodland, woods and fields, yokeldom
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