highland

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English[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪlənd/
  • Hyphenation: high‧land

Adjective[edit]

highland

  1. Relating to highlands.

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Noun[edit]

highland ‎(plural highlands)

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

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