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)
Syn: ↑Highlands
Derivationally related forms: ↑Highlander (for: ↑Highlands)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑highland, ↑upland
Part Holonyms: ↑Scotland

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