in Scotland, the removal, often by force, of the people from some parts of the Highlands to make way for sheep, during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Also called the Clearances
- Highland dress
noun 1. the historical costume, including the plaid, kilt or filibeg, and bonnet, as worn by Highland clansmen and soldiers 2. a modern version of this worn for formal occasions
[hahy-luh n-der] /ˈhaɪ lən dər/ noun 1. a Gael inhabiting the of Scotland. 2. a soldier of a Highland regiment. 3. (lowercase) an inhabitant of any region. /ˈhaɪləndə/ noun 1. a native of the Highlands of Scotland 2. a member of a Scottish Highland regiment n. 1630s, from Highland + -er (1).
noun 1. (def 17). noun 1. a vigorous Scottish solo dance
- Highland games
noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) a meeting in which competitions in sport, piping, and dancing are held: originating in the Highlands of Scotland