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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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Before unveiling the statue at the city's Gordon Highlanders Museum, he said: "It means a great deal to have been invited here today to unveil this very special statue which commemorates this very special regiment.
xii) among Indians, Highlanders, and colonialism, a relationship in which the colonial agents confronting Indians included Highlanders and (quite often) other Indians, while Highlanders confronted not just the English but also Lowland Scots and (quite often) other Highlanders.
The Highlanders scored 18 unanswered points on the way to outscoring the Panthers 25-1 over a six-minute span to take a 28-17 second-quarter lead.
Germany-based Highlanders were part of the Camanachd Association league structure but due to the switch to summer shinty and their army commitments, they only play in the Bullough and Sutherland Cups.
Beall made comparisons among the highlanders and altitude-acclimated lowlanders.
In 1801 and 1802 other large groups of Catholic Highlanders arrived, many of whom joined their co-religionists in the Antigonish area.
MaxVU has been perfecting smooth streaming video at low bandwidths, and now those interested in the Highlanders and Tigers football game, can view the game in its entirety from anywhere worldwide," Demetriades said.
His Highlanders have been one of the top teams in the nation for three years running, and they finished second in state Div.
The Ministry of Defence is thought to be cutting at least five regiments as part of a defence review and there were fears the Highlanders would be disbanded.
Factor in that top-ranked UCLA was facing extremely outmanned UC Riverside, which added to the lazy atmosphere with a slow-down style, and even the Bruins admitted to a lack of energy inside Pauley Pavilion during their 61-38spanking of the Highlanders.

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