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See definition of highland on Dictionary.com
  • as inmountainous
  • as inknoll
  • as inmesa
  • as inplateau
  • as inrise
  • as ineminence
  • as inhill
  • as inhillock

synonyms for highland

  • alpine
  • big
  • colossal
  • gigantic
  • huge
  • mammoth
  • tall
  • towering
See also synonyms for: highlands
  • ridge
  • dune
  • promontory
  • bluff
  • cliff
  • slope
  • acclivity
  • elevation
  • incline
  • prominence
  • hillock
  • mount
  • rise
  • drift
  • precipice
  • headland
  • summit
  • heap
  • mound
  • ascent
  • mesa
  • inclination
  • hilltop
  • hummock
  • butte
  • esker
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How to use highland in a sentence

While autumn is technically still the rainy season in this part of the world, the showers never last long, you can experience the country’s rural highlands at their least trafficked, and hotel rates are lower, too.
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The passengers loading their bags into the minibus leaving Ankazobe, a small town in the highlands, were grateful for the morning coolness.
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The hues weren’t dyed into the cloth by their makers, women of Mayan ethnicity who live in Guatemala’s impoverished, tumultuous highlands.
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Before long, the Baron, assisted by “Count Bunker,” must confront not only the spectral Wraith of the Tulliwuddles but also the double temptation of a romantic highland beauty and an alluring American heiress.
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James Monroe lived at Highland, a plantation adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello until accumulated debts forced him to sell in 1825.
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Highland gentlemen of every degree are mostly fond of Gillespie; while operatives from the Lowlands generally prefer plain Scotch.
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Now, Highland regiments had fought in India for many a year before the Mutiny, and the kilt was no new thing in native eyes.
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Of the Highland regiment nearly half were either killed or desperately wounded.
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A Highland sergeant looks sorrowfully on the dying warrior, while two lions sleep at his feet.
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Further south the coasts close in abruptly, and the straits are like a long Highland loch.
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WORDS RELATED TO HIGHLAND

  • altitude
  • elevation
  • height
  • highland
  • highness
  • hill
  • hillock
  • knoll
  • loftiness
  • peak
  • project
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • raise
  • ridge
  • rise
  • summit
  • upland
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.