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Definitions for highland
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word highland.
elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
used of high or hilly country
An area of land that is at elevation; mountainous land.
Relating to highlands.
relating to the Highlands.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: high and land.
The wond’ring moon
Beholds her brother’s steeds beneath her own;
The highlands smoak’d, cleft by the piercing rays. Addison.
Ladies in the highlands of Scotland use this discipline to their children in the midst of Winter, and find that cold water does them no harm. John Locke.
elevated or mountainous land; (often in the pl.) an elevated region or country; as, the Highlands of Scotland
Highland is a council area in the Scottish Highlands and is the largest local government area in the United Kingdom. It shares borders with the council areas of Aberdeenshire, Argyll and Bute, Moray and Perth and Kinross. Their councils, and those of Angus and Stirling, also have areas of the Scottish Highlands within their administrative boundaries. The Highland area covers most of the mainland and inner-Hebridean parts of the former counties of Inverness-shire and Ross and Cromarty, all of Caithness, Nairnshire and Sutherland and small parts of Argyll and Moray.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Highland is ranked #13096 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Highland surname appeared 2,342 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Highland.
88.8% or 2,081 total occurrences were White.
6.3% or 149 total occurrences were Black.
2% or 48 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.7% or 40 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.7% or 17 total occurrences were Asian.
0.3% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of highland in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of highland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of highland in a Sentence
To be that irresponsible and signing off is mind-blowing to me, highland Park's Highland Park that Highland Park's anybody in your town, that they could come in and do that to their own community.
We didn’t expect to have a shooting in Highland Park yesterday or shooting here in Kenosha on the Fourth of July. But it does demonstrate to you that guns are a problem in the community. And I don’t think that we’d contribute to the security of this county by allowing guns in county buildings.
Preliminary results from evaluation of nine East African Highland bananas and plantains revealed that they can be infected with TR4. Only one cultivar remained disease free after eight months.
In September 2019, ISP received a Clear and Present Danger report on the subject from the Highland Park Police Department. The report was related to threats the subject made against his family.
A natural paradise with parks and reserves highland and the spectacular lake Malawi.
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