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highlandsnoun [plural]

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

the Highlandsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/ us   /ˈhaɪ.ləndz/
a mountainous area in northern Scotland: the Scottish Highlands
Highland
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
related to or connected with the Scottish Highlands: a Highland reel
(Definition of highlands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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