highland

Part of speech: noun

An elevation of land.

Part of speech: noun

A mountainous region; commonly with a capital.

Part of speech: noun

Highlander.

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Usage examples "highland":

  1. The soul of a hundred Highland ancestors flamed in his eyes. - "Lost Farm Camp", Harry Herbert Knibbs.
  2. In all times, among the most savage tribes and in civilized society, women have been moved to heavenly pity by the sight of a prisoner, and risked life to save him- the impulse was as natural to a Highland lass as to an African maid. - "The Story of Pocahantas", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.
  3. It's a real Highland story. - "The Jolliest School of All", Angela Brazil.