highland

highland
['haɪlənd]
nome (anche highlands) regione f. montagnosa
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highland /ˈhaɪlənd/
A n. (geogr.)
1 altopiano; regione montuosa
2 (al pl. = the Highlands) la regione degli altipiani scozzesi (nella parte settentrionale del paese); le Highlands della Scozia
B a. attr.
dell'altopiano; montano
● (geogr.) Highland Britain, le regioni montuose della Gran Bretagna □ Highland cattle, bestiame di razza Highland □ (stor.) the Highland Clearances, l'allontanamento forzato della popolazione rurale di parte delle Highlands nei secoli XVIII e XIX (da parte dei proprietari terrieri, per destinare la terra all'allevamento delle pecore) □ (collett.; moda, in GB) Highland dress, abbigliamento da scozzese delle Highlands (kilt, ecc.).
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['haɪlənd]
nome (anche highlands) regione f. montagnosa

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