Pronunciation: (hī'lund),[key] —n. 1. an elevated region; plateau: He moved to a highland far from the river. 2. highlands,a mountainous region or elevated part of a country.
—adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of highlands.
Pronunciation: (hī'lund),[key] —n. 1. a region in N Scotland, including a number of the Inner Hebrides. 182,044; 9710 sq. mi. (25,148 sq. km).
2. a city in NW Indiana, near Chicago. 25,935.
3. Brit.See West Highland.