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Highland


HIGHLAND, noun Elevated land; a mountainous region.

HIGHLANDs of Scotland, mountainous regions inhabited by the descendants of the ancient Celts, who retain their primitive language.

HIGHLANDs on the Hudson, sixty miles from New York. These afford most sublime and romantic scenery, and here is West Point, a fortified post during the revolution, and now the seat of one of the best military schools of the age.