[often pl.] land well above sea level; region higher than adjacent land and containing many hills or mountains
of, in, or from such a region
mountainous region occupying nearly all of the N half of Scotland
- Elevated land.
- highlands A mountainous or hilly section of a country.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a highland.
Any of a variety of hardy beef cattle developed in the Scottish Highlands and having long horns and a shaggy coat. Also called Scottish Highland .
- An area of land that is at elevation; mountainous land.
- Relating to highlands.