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Highland clearances

Saltos de línea: High|land clear|ances

Definición de Highland clearances en inglés:

The forced removal of crofters from their land in the Highlands of Scotland in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The clearances, carried out by landlords wanting to install sheep and deer on their estates, led to extreme hardship as well as to widespread emigration to North America and elsewhere.

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Palabra del día peart
Pronunciación: pɪət
adjective
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