Meaning of “highlands” in the English Dictionary

"highlands" in English

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highlandsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/ us /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/

the Highlandsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/ us /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/

(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)