HyperDic: highland

English > 2 senses of the word highland:
NOUNobjecthighland, uplandelevated (e.g., mountainous) land
ADJECTIVEallhighland, uplandused of high or hilly country
highland > pronunciation
Soundshhay'lahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > highland: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of high or hilly country.
Synonymupland
Narroweralpestrine, subalpineGrowing at high altitudes
alpineLiving or growing above the timber line
mountainousContaining many mountains
OppositelowlandOf relatively low or level country
Spanishmontañoso
Nounshighlandelevated (e.g., mountainous) land
English > highland: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningElevated (e.g., mountainous) land.
Synonymupland
InstancesHighlands, Highlands of ScotlandA mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty
Narrowerdown(usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
tableland, plateauA relatively flat highland
Broadernatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
OppositelowlandLow level country
Catalanserrat
Adjectiveshighlandused of high or hilly country

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