What is Highlands of Scotland?

  • (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

Some articles on highlands, of scotland:

Leopoldo Franchetti - In Eritrea
... of land and few people in Eritrea and recommended the colonisation of the highlands by Italian settlers ... with the traditional land right system in the highlands ... However, the highlands were only sparsely populated because of the great famine in 1888-92 as a result of rinderpest and subsequent epidemics ...
Scotland In The Early Modern Era - Geography
... The defining factor in the 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 ...
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 ... Downtown Fall River Historic District and directly south of the Highlands Historic District ...
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 ...
Sebring MPS
... Orvel Sebring House 483 South Lake View Drive Sebring Highlands County August 14, 1989 Paul L ...

Famous quotes containing the words scotland and/or highlands:

    The state of monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth: for kings are not only God’s Lieutenants upon earth, and sit upon God’s throne, but even by God himself they are called gods.
    James I of England, James VI of Scotland (1566–1625)

    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)