Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Belgium and Holland; the Netherlands; also, the southern part of Scotland.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Local historians claim that Pylle is the oldest settlement in Dorset, that its name is Anglo-Saxon for harbour, and that it served the Romans as a port when all the lowlands around were covered by the sea.

    A Murder of Quality

  • Probably, since he had started out a few days sooner, he had been lucky and had made it down to the lowlands already, avoiding the snow.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • + Maternal grandfather of King Josiah, and native of Boscath in the lowlands of Judah.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • I still believe in alpine plants having lived on the lowlands and in the southern tropical regions having been cooled during glacial periods, and thus only can I understand character of floras on the isolated African mountains.

    Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences

  • Westward, they cover the lowlands where we see city lights; the highlands are left free.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • + A city in the lowlands of Judah, named with Keilah and

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • Here, in the lowlands the hillsides were water-etched and craggy, a quilt of tans and reds washed with coy overtones of lavender and blue.

    Over the Edge

  • The sun-loving ferns that had been so prevalent earlier were now retreating to high ground, forced out of the lowlands by grasses and shade-casting trees.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • In peninsular and in insular Italy the winter rains, on the contrary, are heaviest, and the absence of drainage causes the waters that overflow from the river-beds to inundate the lowlands of the coast and thereby to develop malaria. from which only six provinces are free.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Ashnah the name of two cities, both in the lowlands of Judah: (1) named between Zoreah and Zanoah, and therefore probably northwest of

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

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