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Meaning of HIGHLAND

Pronunciation:  'hIlund

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
 

HIGHLAND is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: upland
 
 Antonyms: lowland
 
 See Also: down, elevation, Highlands, natural elevation, plateau, tableland

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\High"land\, n.
Elevated or mountainous land; (often in the pl.) an elevated
region or country; as, the Highlands of Scotland.

{Highland fling}, a dance peculiar to the Scottish
   Highlanders; a sort of hornpipe.

 

 

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