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highland

Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪlənd/

Translation of highland in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1
    ( also highlands)
    tierras (feminine plural) altas, altiplanicie (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Many areas of both the highlands and the lowlands supported very dense populations prior to the Roman invasion.
    • The topography is a mix of central highlands and peripheral foothills and plains.
    • Both regions enjoy long hot summers and, apart from highland areas like the Cevennes and Pyrennees, mild winters.
  • 2the Highlands las or los Highlands, las tierras altas

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1 de las tierras altas
  • 2
    (Highland)
    (in Scotland) [glen/clan] de las or los Highlands, de las tierras altas de Escocia

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