Highlands
geographical name the chiefly mountainous N part of Scotland N of a line connecting Firth of Clyde & Firth of Tay

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  • Highlands — Highlands, NJ U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 5097 Housing Units (2000): 2820 Land area (2000): 0.761973 sq. miles (1.973501 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.560581 sq. miles (1.451897 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.322554 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • HIGHLANDS — Région naturelle de la Grande Bretagne comprenant la moitié nord ouest de l’Écosse. Comme son nom l’indique, les Highlands sont une région de hautes terres, formée de plateaux de 600 à 900 mètres d’altitude dans les monts Grampians, de chicots… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Highlands —   [ haɪləndz] Plural, das Hochland Schottlands nördlich des zentralschottischen Tieflands, durch die in erzgebirg. Richtung (SW NO) streichende Verwerfung des Glen More gegliedert in die Grampian Mountains (Ben Nevis 1 343 m über dem… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Highlands — (spr. Heiländs), 1) Gebirgsgegend im Staate New York (Nordamerika) zu beiden Ufern des Hudson, bildet die Wasserscheide zwischen den Gewässern, welche dem Hudson u. denen, welche dem Long Island Sund zufallen, u. umfaßt die Grafschaften Orange,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Highlands — 57° 07′ N 4° 43′ W / 57.12, 4.71 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Highlands — /huy leuhndz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a mountainous region in N Scotland, N of the Grampians. * * * ▪ region, Scotland, United Kingdom also called  Scottish Highlands   major physiographic and cultural division of Scotland, lying northwest of… …   Universalium

  • Highlands — /ˈhaɪləndz/ (say huyluhndz) plural noun a mountainous region of Scotland north of the Lowlands, divided into the North west Highlands or Western Highlands in the north western part of the region, and the Grampian Highlands or Grampian Mountains… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Highlands — Las Tierras Altas Escocesas (Scottish Highlands, en inglés), es una región montañosa del norte de Escocia. Es una área con baja densidad de población, y con un relieve muy variado. El principal centro administrativo es Inverness. Respecto a la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Highlands — 1 Original name in latin Highlands Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 29.81884 latitude 95.05604 altitude 15 Population 7522 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Highlands Name in other language… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • highlands — high|lands [ˈhaıləndz] n [plural] 1.) the Highlands an area in the north of Scotland where there are a lot of mountains 2.) an area of a country where there are a lot of mountains ▪ forested highlands →↑lowlands …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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