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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A mountainous region of central and northern Scotland. Famous for its rugged beauty, the area maintained a distinctive culture, based on the Scottish Gaelic language and the clan system, until well into the 1800s.

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  • proper noun A mountainous area of Scotland.

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  • noun 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)

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