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1 City (1990 pop. 34,439), San Bernardino co., SE Calif., in a citrus-grove area at the foot of the San Bernardino Mts. It has citrus-packing plants and some light industry. Highland developed with the growth of agribusiness and aircraft industries in S California. Norton Air Force Base, which was adjacent to the community, closed in 1994. 2 Town (1990 pop. 23,696), Lake co., extreme NW Ind., in the Chicago metropolitan area; settled 1850 as Clough Postal Station, name changed to Highland in 1888, inc. 1910. Manufactures include dairy products and mineral granules for sandblasting.



an extensive land area of the earth’s surface that is a combination of tablelands, mountain ranges, and massifs, sometimes alternating with broad flat basins and entirely situated on a greatly elevated undissected pedestal. Examples are the inner areas of Asia Minor, the Armenian Highland, the Iranian Plateau, and Tibet.


Any relatively large area of elevated or mountainous land standing prominently above adjacent low areas.
The higher land of a region.
A lofty headland, cliff, or other high platform.
A dissected mountain region composed of old folded rocks.


1. a council area in N Scotland, formed in 1975 (as Highland Region) from Caithness, Sutherland, Nairnshire, most of Inverness-shire, and Ross and Cromarty except for the Outer Hebrides. Administrative centre: Inverness. Pop.: 209 080 (2003 est.). Area: 25 149 sq. km (9710 sq. miles)
2. of, relating to, or denoting the Highlands of Scotland
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It's hard to believe that just a couple of years ago, she was jumping around with a pair of pompoms,'' Highland coach Juan Paolo said.
Eric Hunter, President of the three-year-old Highland Park Merchants Association, has lived in Highland Park for close to 40 years.
Much attention has been given to the increasing frequency and clinical costs associated with epidemics among highland populations in Africa (1-3).
To make room for people like Patterson as well as seniors, single-parent families and the disabled, Highland Park officials are promoting the development of more affordable apartment complexes, condominiums, town houses and single-family homes.
Many people don't realize that ballet and Scottish Highland dance share the same ancient roots, that they influenced each other during the time of the "Auld Alliance" between the French and the Scots.
AUGUST 12 Ballater Highland Games: Monaltrie Park, Ballater.
But the unconventional group is thriving amid an unconventional defensive system that's figured prominently in a turnaround that has Highland (3-4, 3-0 Golden League) in contention for its first league title since 1999 after a 0-4 start.
The 1997 Highland High of Palmdale grad has made a career out of proving his detractors wrong.
officials granted Lincoln Equities Group subdivision approval for the first phase of Highland Cross, a proposed development including two 450,000 SF office towers and a 200-room luxury Marriott Springhill Suites hotel.
Wednesday) it became a spectator sport,'' said Highland coach Mike Timperio, whose boys' and girls' teams suffered their first losses this season.