highland: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hī'lund), [key]
— n.
  1. an elevated region; plateau: He moved to a highland far from the river.
  2. a mountainous region or elevated part of a country.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of highlands.


Pronunciation: (hī'lund), [key]
— n.
  1. a region in N Scotland, including a number of the Inner Hebrides. 182,044; 9710 sq. mi. (25,148 sq. km).
  2. a city in NW Indiana, near Chicago. 25,935.
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