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English definition of “highlands”


noun [plural] uk   /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/ us  
a mountainous area of a country: Most villages in the highlands are now connected by roads.Hills and mountains
adjective [before noun] uk   /-lənd/ us  
in or relating to an area with mountains or hills: highland springsHills and mountains
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