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

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  • proper n. A mountainous area of Scotland.

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

  • 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)


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