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Meaning of "highland" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HIGHLAND

highland  [ˈhaɪlənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HIGHLAND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Highland is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HIGHLAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

highland

Highland

The term highland or upland is used to denote any mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau. Generally speaking, upland tends to refer to ranges of hills, typically up to 500-600m. Highland is usually reserved for ranges of low mountains.

Definition of highland in the English dictionary

The definition of highland in the dictionary is relatively high ground. Other definition of highland is of or relating to a highland.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HIGHLAND


Cleveland
ˈkliːvlənd
England
ˈɪŋɡlənd
Falkland
ˈfɔːlklənd
Finland
ˈfɪnlənd
Greenland
ˈɡriːnlənd
holland
ˈhɒlənd
Iceland
ˈaɪslənd
interisland
ˌɪntərˈaɪlənd
Ireland
ˈaɪələnd
island
ˈaɪlənd
mainland
ˈmeɪnlənd
Oakland
ˈəʊklənd
Poland
ˈpəʊlənd
Portland
ˈpɔːtlənd
Roland
ˈrəʊlənd
Ryeland
ˈraɪlənd
Scotland
ˈskɒtlənd
Switzerland
ˈswɪtsələnd
Wayland
ˈweɪlənd
Zealand
ˈziːlənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HIGHLAND

highjack
highjacker
highjacking
Highland cattle
Highland Clearances
Highland dress
Highland fling
Highland Games
Highlander
Highlands
highlife
highlight
highlighter
highlights
highly
highly charged
highly paid
highly rated
highly strung
highly trained

WORDS THAT END LIKE HIGHLAND

benchland
brushland
bushland
Deutschland
Gothland
heathland
land
marchland
marshland
Maryland
Nederland
New Zealand
Northland
overland
ploughland
southland
Swaziland
Thailand
Uhland
washland

Synonyms and antonyms of highland in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «highland» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HIGHLAND

Find out the translation of highland to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of highland from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «highland» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高原
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

highland
570 millions of speakers

English

highland
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हाइलैंड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المرتفعات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

горная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

highland
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পর্বতীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

montagnes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dataran tinggi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hochland
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

高地
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhuwur tanah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tây Nguyên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डोंगराळ प्रदेश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dağlık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

montanaro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

highland
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гірська
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Highland
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ορεινή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoogland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

highland
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Highland
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of highland

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGHLAND»

The term «highland» is very widely used and occupies the 10.756 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGHLAND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «highland» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «highland» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about highland

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HIGHLAND»

Discover the use of highland in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to highland and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Beyond the Highland Mist
Despite her uncertainty about following the promptings of her own passionate heart, Adrienne's reservations were no match for Hawk's determination to keep her by his side. . . . From the Paperback edition.
Karen Marie Moning, 2009
2
A History of the Early Settlement of Highland County, Ohio
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Daniel Scott, 2011
3
9 Highland Road: Sane Living for the Mentally Ill
Fred Grasso, a schizophrenic, had lived in a filthy single-room occupancy hotel. At 9 Highland Road they and their housemates were given a decent alternative to lives in institutions or in the streets.
Michael Winerip, 2012
4
A History of Highland County, Virginia
This is the standard genealogical and historical reference on Highland County, with emphasis on the pioneer period and the early settlers and their families.
Oren Frederic Morton, Oren F. Morton, 1911
5
Highland Velvet
Bronwyn MacArran was a proud Scot.
Jude Deveraux, 2003
6
The Highland Scots of North Carolina, 1732-1776
Highland Scots of North Carolina, 1732-1776
Duane Meyer, 1987
7
Time and the Highland Maya
The Classic Mayan obsession with time has never been better known. Here, Barbara Tedlock redirects our attention to the present-day keepers of the ancient calendar.
Barbara Tedlock, 1992
8
Highland Captive
When she is kidnapped by a rival clan, Aimil Megue finds herself drawn to her captor, infamous warrior Parlan MacGuin, but their forbidden passion could unleash an unstoppable blood feud. Original.
Hannah Howell, 2008
9
Scottish Highland Games
An athletic feat told in Scottish lore; the best are chosen to serve for the chief, and pipers, singers, and dancers enter contests, too, to obtain the chief's patronage all their lives through.
Francie Hall, 2002
10
Highland Ponies
Presents a short study of Highland Ponies, and describes what they look like, where they came from, what they are used for, and more.
Kristin Van Cleaf, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HIGHLAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term highland is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Highland Street project officially complete | Duluth News Tribune
St. Louis County officials Thursday will celebrate the completion of the $12 million reconstruction of Highland Street in western Duluth. «Duluth News Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Federal lawsuit filed after Highland oil spill : News
EAST ST. LOUIS • A Highland resident has sued the Plains All American Pipeline Co. in federal court here, less than a week after 4,200 gallons ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
3
More Businesses to Move Out of Highland Village | WJTV.com
As new name brand businesses settle in to the Highland Village shopping center in Jackson, smaller businesses are moving out. Those local ... «WJTV, Jul 15»
4
Efforts to redevelop old Highland Park Ford Plant gain traction with …
Plans to restore the Highland Park Ford Plant have been given a boost with a ... Avenue and southeast of the railroad viaduct in Highland Park. «Crain's Detroit Business, Jul 15»
5
Dustin Lancaster & Co. Take Over Grungy Highland Park Billiards …
Now he's moving another project into Highland Park, where he already owns The Hermosillo and Highland Park Brewery with partners Ross ... «Eater LA, Jul 15»
6
Arizona Highland Celtic Festival in Flagstaff, 07/18-19 - AZCentral.com
If the history of Scotch Whisky interests you, look up Ray Pearson at the Arizona Highland Celtic Festival in Flagstaff this weekend. Loading… «azcentral.com, Jul 15»
7
Highland Park country club - Chicago Tribune
Park District of Highland Park officials tried Tuesday to ease anxieties and quell rumors over future plans for the Highland Park Country Club ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
8
Belleville advances in District 22 Legion tourney with win over …
Vallandingham beat Highland on four hits and the Hilgards survived a must-win game, 5-1, to advance in the double elimination District 22 ... «Belleville News-Democrat, Jul 15»
9
UPDATED: Shooting reported at Highland Manor Apartments, North …
North Coventry Township police responded to an overnight shooting at the Highland Manor Apartments around 2 a.m. Wednesday. KEVIN ... «Daily Local News, Jul 15»
10
Suspects get away after smashing car into gas station doors …
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS. Breaking and entering, Wilson Mills Road: Someone crashed a car into the front doors of True North Shell around 4:30 ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»

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