High·land n. Elevated or mountainous land; (often in the pl.) an elevated region or country; as, the Highlands of Scotland.
Highland fling, a dance peculiar to the Scottish Highlanders; a sort of hornpipe.
2. An inhabitant of highlands, especially of the Highlands of Scotland. [wns=2]
adj : used of high or hilly country [syn: upland, highland(a)]
n : elevated (e.g., mountainous) land [syn: upland] [ant: lowland]