Highland English or Highland and Island English is the variety of Scottish English spoken by many in the Scottish Highlands and the Hebrides. It is more strongly influenced by Gaelic than other forms of Scottish English.
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... A list of words that appear in Highland English, although these are sometimes shared with Scottish English in general, as well as Lowland Scots, and to ... or more commonly The Clearances, referring to the Highland Clearances Cèilidh - A 'Social gathering' or, more recently, a formal evening of traditional Scottish Social Dancing ... Gàidhealtachd - A Gaelic term for the Highlands Glen - A valley, usually deep and narrow, from Gaelic gleann ...
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