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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Noun[edit]

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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