Highlands of Scotland


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Noun1.Highlands of Scotland - a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beautyHighlands of Scotland - a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse)
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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I packed up my chemical instruments and the materials I had collected, resolving to finish my labours in some obscure nook in the northern highlands of Scotland.
Most of the clerks were young men of good families, from the Highlands of Scotland, characterized by the perseverance, thrift, and fidelity of their country, and fitted by their native hardihood to encounter the rigorous climate of the North, and to endure the trials and privations of their lot; though it must not be concealed that the constitutions of many of them became impaired by the hardships of the wilderness, and their stomachs injured by occasional famishing, and especially by the want of bread and salt.
The wild hill-sides and hollows frequently reminded the beholder of the glens in the Highlands of Scotland, as Kennedy more than once remarked.
Clara's early years were spent in a lonely old house in the Highlands of Scotland. The ignorant people about her were the people who did the mischief which I have just been speaking of.
It rained all day as I once thought it never did rain anywhere, but in the Highlands of Scotland. The river was full of floating blocks of ice, which were constantly crunching and cracking under us; and the depth of water, in the course we took to avoid the larger masses, carried down the middle of the river by the current, did not exceed a few inches.
If you describe to him a set of wild manners, and a state of primitive society existing in the Highlands of Scotland, he is much disposed to acquiesce in the truth of what is asserted.
Link chief executive John Howells said: "We want to support communities with specific access to cash needs such as the town of Durness in the north-west Highlands of Scotland, where locals have to drive for an hour to get to their nearest free machine.
Ben Tyas That runs over seven rounds across the whole country, with events as far away as Cornwall, the Highlands of Scotland, Gloucestershire and Wales.
The final chapters of The Snow Angel take place in the snow covered highlands of Scotland, not unlike the snow covered slopes of Mount Kenya.
"I read that the suicide rate in the Highlands of Scotland is significantly higher than the rest of Scotland.
2017 signals unprecedented levels of investment in the city and the Highlands of Scotland, not just with the landmark City and Region Deal funding recently secured, but there are a wide range of exciting developments and projects currently underway to ensure the city continues to be one of the most attractive places to visit, live, work and invest.

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