highland

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *hei-land, *heiȝ-land, from Old English hēahland ‎(highland), equivalent to high +‎ land. Cognate with Scots heland, heyland, hieland ‎(highland), Dutch hoogland ‎(highland), German Hochland ‎(highland), Danish højland ‎(highland), Swedish högland ‎(highland).

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highland ‎(plural highlands)

  1. An area of land that is at elevation; mountainous land.

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Adjective[edit]

highland

  1. Relating to highlands.

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