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highlands

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/
a mountainous area of a country: Most villages in the highlands are now connected by roads.
highland
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-lənd/
in or relating to an area with mountains or hills: highland springs
Translations of “highlands”
in Chinese (Traditional) 高地,高原, 山區…
in Russian горная местность…
in Turkish dağlık bölgeye/arazi, yayla…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高地,高原, 山区…
in Polish góry…
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