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One who lives in a highland.
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1. (Peoples) a native of the Highlands of Scotland
2. (Military) a member of a Scottish Highland regiment
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(ˈhaɪ lən dər)

1. a native or inhabitant of the Highlands of Scotland.
2. a soldier of a Highland regiment.
3. (l.c.) an inhabitant of any highland region.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Highlander - a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the HighlandsHighlander - a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
2.Highlander - a native of the Highlands of ScotlandHighlander - a native of the Highlands of Scotland
Scot, Scotchman, Scotsman - a native or inhabitant of Scotland
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[ˈhaɪləndəʳ] Nmontañés/esa m/f
Highlander (Brit) habitante de las tierras altas de Escocia
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References in classic literature ?
But that other man's name, inquire as you please, you shall not hear; for the Highlander values a secret for itself and for the congenial exercise of keeping it I might go on for long to justify one point and own another indefensible; it is more honest to confess at once how little I am touched by the desire of accuracy.
On these occasions might be seen the change since the unceremonious times of the old French traders; now the aristocratic character of the Briton shone forth magnificently, or rather the feudal spirit of the Highlander. Every partner who had charge of an interior post, and a score of retainers at his Command, felt like the chieftain of a Highland clan, and was almost as important in the eyes of his dependents as of himself.
This flat, flourishing, easy country never could have looked more rich and prosperous than in that opening summer of 1815, when its green fields and quiet cities were enlivened by multiplied red- coats: when its wide chaussees swarmed with brilliant English equipages: when its great canal-boats, gliding by rich pastures and pleasant quaint old villages, by old chateaux lying amongst old trees, were all crowded with well-to-do English travellers: when the soldier who drank at the village inn, not only drank, but paid his score; and Donald, the Highlander, billeted in the Flemish farm- house, rocked the baby's cradle, while Jean and Jeannette were out getting in the hay.
For since the '45 the English had done everything to make the Highlanders forget their old language and customs.
For the English knew little of the Highlanders and their customs.
In the rebellion of Forty-Five, this northern squire sided to serious purpose with Prince Charles and the Highlanders. He lost his head; and his children lost their inheritance.
The general conviction of scholars of the present day is that while Macpherson may have found some fragments of very ancient Gaelic verse in circulation among the Highlanders, he fabricated most of what he published.
At a time when most midsize SUVs were truck-based, the Highlander's unibody structure with four-wheel independent suspension quickly became the template for a new segment of more comfortable and family-friendly SUV's.
He now lives and dresses as Andy the Highlander, complete with plaid, Highland bonnet, a brace of flintlock pistols, skean dhu, Brown Bess musket and, of course, a trusty claymore.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM), a Japan-based automaker, is recalling 7,100 units of the Highlander.
The Highlander, who beat league champions Consett Cricketers Ex-Juniors to reach the final, stayed in the game without ever threatening an equaliser until the 68th minute, when Danny Craggs curled a free-kick into the bottom corner to end their resistance.