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  • n. Plural form of highlander.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • A significant slice of the remaining population is not indigenous to the area and known as "highlanders" - regardless of where they come from in Ethiopia.

    Spero News

  • I’ve long wondered whether these Maghreb runners tend to be highlanders from the Rif Mountains, just as the Kenyan and Ethiopian stars are largely from high altitude regions in their countries.

    Matthew Yglesias » Irony Watch: Islamic Solidarity Games Break Down Over Gulf Naming Dispute

  • I haven't read her faefever series yet, but her highlanders are awesome (Adam's story is, in my opinion, one of the best).

    Friday Book Club

  • According to an eyewitness Alexander Armour at the start of the charge of the greys had to pass through the ranks of the Highland Brigade and armour recalled The highlanders were then ordered to wheel back, when they did so we rushed through them at the same time they heard us calling Now my boys Scotland Forever.

    Elizabeth Thompson, Lady Butler

  • "highlanders" - regardless of where they come from in Ethiopia.

    Reuters AlertNet - ANALYSIS: Western Ethiopia's Gambella region faces risks head-on

  • Monotheism inevitably leads to strife as one bunch of "highlanders" disputes with and tries to claim the power of the other.

    Are we a Christian Nation?

  • I do feel bad for all those economic "highlanders" who feel their lives are infringed upon by regular people riding bikes in Woodside.

    This Just In: BSNYC Posts on Saturday (and is quoted in the New York Times)

  • [teuchter = stranger ... in this case "highlanders"] [Partick = a working class section of Glasgow]

    The Welly Boot Song

  • The idea that the Corsicans were "like the Scottish highlanders" among the English—that is, a marginal but virile people—led to the daft notion that Napoleon might be acted with a Scottish accent.

    How Stanley Kubrick Met His Waterloo

  • While Heraldo and Brandaris were busy brewing potions to heal and strengthen the king's forces, the dwarves and the highlanders built a catapult and a battering ram.



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