highlands Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “highlands” in the English Dictionary

"highlands" in British English

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highlandsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/
a mountainousarea of a ​country: Most ​villages in the highlands are now ​connected by ​roads.
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-lənd/
in or ​relating to an ​area with ​mountains or ​hills: highland ​springs
(Definition of highlands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"highlands" in American English

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highlandsplural noun

 us   /ˈhɑɪ·ləndz/
an ​area with ​mountains: Melting ​snow in the highlands is causing ​flooding in the ​valley.
(Definition of highlands from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “highlands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 高地,高原, 山区…
in Turkish dağlık bölgeye/arazi, yayla…
in Russian горная местность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高地,高原, 山區…
in Polish góry…
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