Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region of Scotland lying south of the Highlands.

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  • n. the southern part of Scotland that is not mountainous

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Examples

  • Lowlands-L is a "discussion list for people who share an interest in the languages & cultures of the Lowlands":"Lowlands languages" are those Germanic languages that developed in the “Lowlands": the low-lying areas adjacent to the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.

    languagehat.com: LOWLANDS LANGUAGES.

  • The great question was whether the Highlands or the Lowlands should be the seat of war.

    The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 1

  • The section of the RiverWalk that was closed during the initial stages of the terminal's construction has reopened., construction of the first phase of expansion known as the Lowlands Unit will be complete in mid-June, according to Ken Davis, an engineer with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

    Model D

  • British sea-chanteys of the 18th & 19th centuries e.g., songs such as 'To the Lowlands Low' spoke of a semi-mythical 'Lowlands' that included Holland and the Carolinas.

    languagehat.com: LOWLANDS LANGUAGES.

  • "Lowlands," and sang to them such words as she remembered.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • The Dutch angels, that figure so conspicuously on many a gem of art in the "Lowlands," are certainly not farther removed from the beautiful creations of Milton than were the buffalo hunters that we saw from the standard our imagination and reading had conjured up.

    The Hive of "The Bee-Hunter," A Repository of Sketches, Including Peculiar American Character, Scenery, and Rural Sports

  • Philipsz, based in Berlin, was nominated for "Lowlands" at the International Festival of

    Reuters: Top News

  • The work for which Philipsz was commended, an installation titled "Lowlands," involved recordings of her singing an oft-covered Scottish song, "Lowlands Away," being played by the river Clyde in her native Glasgow.

    Boing Boing

  • I think it was really interesting to have 'Lowlands' under the bridges over the Clyde the river in Glasgow with the sound of the trains trundling overhead and the sound of the water.

    NPR Topics: News

  • The Glasgow-born artist's work, entitled "Lowlands", is a sound installation of the lament

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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