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

  • n. An area of land that is low in relation to the surrounding country.
  • adj. Relating to or characteristic of low, usually level land.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Area which is lower than surrounding areas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Land which is low with respect to the neighboring country; a low or level country; -- opposed to highland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Land which is low with respect to the neighboring country; a low or level tract of land: most commonly used in the plural.
  • Of or pertaining to the Lowlands, or to a low or level country: as, Lowland Scotch; a lowland race; lowland plants or animals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of relatively low or level country
  • n. low level country

Etymologies

From low + land. (Wiktionary)

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