American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A mountainous region of central and northern Scotland extending northwest and including the Grampian Mountains. Famous for its rugged beauty, the area maintained a highly distinctive culture, based on the Scottish Gaelic language and the clan system, until well into the 19th century.
- n. a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse)
“Because the future of the MacKenzie family in the Highlands is mysteriously, irrevocably, and intimately entwined with life and death in war-torn colonial America.”
“All that shortbread tin version of the Highlands is a 19th century invention, isn't it?”
“One reason we chose the Chiapas Highlands is that we can easily visit the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean on the Yucatan Peninsula or the Pacific in Chiapas or Oaxaca if things get a bit chilly on the mountain.”
“The weather forecast for the Central Highlands is calling for highs hovering around 60° Fahrenheit and lows as chilly as 35°, with cloud cover the whole time.”
“The Scotland Highlands is my favorite place to visit!”
“Acoholism there, just like anywhere in the Highlands, is chronic and wife and child beating is a way of life.”
“Petroleum extraction also occurs in Southern Highlands Province in PNG, but the environmental effects are minimal.”
“Selected images taken by the HiRISE camera instrument aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released on 2009.09.02: Fan in Southern Highlands”
“Selected images taken by the HiRISE camera instrument aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released on 2009.09.02: Fan in Southern Highlands Crater, Gullies at the Edge of Hale”
“SHP students wait in vain for certificates school and secondary schools in Southern Highlands Province have yet to receive their certificates.”
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