Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who lives in a highland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who inhabits the Scottish Highlands.
  • n. Any person who lives in mountainous or hilly terrain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a soldier in a Scottish Highland regiment.
  • n. An inhabitant of highlands, especially of the Highlands of Scotland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant of highlands; specifically (with a capital), an inhabitant or a member of the Gaelic race of the Highlands of Scotland.
  • n. A playing-card having slight blemishes on both surfaces.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a native of the Highlands of Scotland
  • n. a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands

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Examples

  • The highlights were thrilling interludes by "highlander" folk band Zakopower, led by charismatic singer-violinist Sebastian Karpiel-Bulecka, an energetic foil to Kennedy's wayward brilliance.

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  • Highlander ye corner of Pall Mall, facing St. James's, Haymarket, "and says that the highlander was a favourite tobacconist's sign for 200 years.

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  • We caught a Japanese exhibition about time, with all sorts of weird shit, took the elevator up to the umpty-umpth floor and looked out over the city, bought some sheep's cheese (a "highlander" staple) from a stall and ate it over a few beers before my interview with TVP, only the Polish equivalent of BBC for crying out loud, in another branch of EMPiK.

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  • I love most highlander stories, and the regency era is a close second.

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  • I'd love to live in Scotland in medieval time, in a big castle with a sexy highlander.

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  • He looked questioningly at the old highlander, wondering if his men understood.

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  • The highlander who had missed his throw picked up his spear and stabbed the man in the back until he stopped moving.

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  • The book has erotic and paranormal elements, star-crossed lovers, covers a span of more than 700 years, a sexologist, and a highlander who keeps sweeping me off my feet

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  • Boudreaux, a Cajun highlander from Rapides Parish in central Louisiana, was an older, single gentleman, who was born and raised a Baptist, now living in South Louisiana.

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