• (noun): A mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse).
    Synonyms: Highlands of Scotland

Some articles on highlands:

Sebring MPS
... Address City County Added Central Station 301 North Mango Street Sebring Highlands County August 14, 1989 Elizabeth Haines House 605 Summit Drive Sebring ... Orvel Sebring House 483 South Lake View Drive Sebring Highlands County August 14, 1989 Paul L ... Vinson House 309 North Lake View Drive Sebring Highlands County August 14, 1989 ...
Highlands And Islands Airports Limited
... Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) is the company that owns and operates 10 airports in the Scottish Highlands, the Northern Isles and the Western Isles ...
Lower Highlands Historic District
... Lower Highlands Historic District is a historic district roughly bounded by Cherry, Main, Winter, and Bank Streets in Fall River, Massachusetts ... of the Downtown Fall River Historic District and directly south of the Highlands Historic District ...
Scotland In The Early Modern Era - Geography
... of Scotland is the distinction between the Highlands and Islands in the north and west and the Lowlands in the south and east ... The highlands are further divided into the Northwest Highlands and the Grampian Mountains by the fault line of the Great Glen ... However, the Southern Uplands, and particularly the Highlands were economically less productive and much more difficult to govern ...

Famous quotes containing the word highlands:

    Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
    Oh! where hae ye been?
    They hae slain the Earl of Murray,
    And hae laid him on the green.
    —Unknown. The Bonny Earl of Murray (l. 1–4)

    My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here;
    My heart’s in the Highlands a-chasing the deer;
    Chasing the wild deer, and following the roe:
    My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I go.
    Robert Burns (1759–1796)