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  • proper n. Plural form of Highlander.


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  • Clearly the Lloyd/Davis team had little interest in continuing the sub-genre, and it's not surprising that The Highlanders is the last of its kind.

    January Books 27) Holy Disorders, by Edmund Crispin

  • One of the Highlanders is going home and his comrades have brought the pipes to give him a last tune.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • The Highlanders were the most interesting part of this array.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The chieftainship of the Highlanders is a very dangerous influence operating at the extremity of the island, where the eyes and hands of government cannot be supposed to see [and] act with precision and vigour.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • I must admit the Highlanders are an impressive and intimidating lot, to be sure.


  • The Highlanders are a volunteer citizen force regiment of the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Highlanders were the reason the Golden Dragon had made landfall here, one of the hundreds of uninhabited islets dotting the Inner Sea.

    Lord of the Isles

  • Because the Serian vessel had been driven from port without time to load properly, it was short of the fresh vegetables and meat that to the Highlanders were the only imaginable foods.

    Lord of the Isles

  • General Havelock and his Highlanders were at the gates.

    An Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls

  • Whereat the Highlanders smote the Gurkhas as to the head, and told them not to vilify a British Regiment, and the Gurkhas grinned cavernously, for the Highlanders were their elder brothers and entitled to the privileges of kinship.

    Soldier Stories


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