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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.

Highland

 

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.

highland

[′hī·lənd]
(geography)
Any relatively large area of elevated or mountainous land standing prominently above adjacent low areas.
The higher land of a region.
(geology)
A lofty headland, cliff, or other high platform.
A dissected mountain region composed of old folded rocks.

Highland

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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said the king, "we shall soon see whether my Highlanders have betrayed me or not.
For the English knew little of the Highlanders and their customs.
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