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lowland

1. relatively low ground
2. a low generally flat region

Lowland

of or relating to the Lowlands of Scotland or the dialect of English spoken there

Lowland

 

land lying not more than 200 m above sea level. The surface is usually level, although it may sometimes be hilly. Lowlands are formed chiefly by tectonic subsidence and the filling of basins with marine or continental deposits (chiefly river alluvium), which bed more or less horizontally. Some lowlands lie below sea level, for example, the Caspian Lowland.

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The Highland dress being forbidden by law since the rebellion, and the people condemned to the Lowland habit, which they much disliked, it was strange to see the variety of their array.
All across the meadow lands the hot air danced and quivered, and in the limpid waters of the lowland brook, spanned by a little stone bridge, the fish hung motionless above the yellow gravel, and the dragonfly sat quite still, perched upon the sharp tip of a spike of the rushes, with its wings glistening in the sun.
An hour later the vessel was running close in by a shore of wondrous beauty beside a parklike meadow that stretched back a mile inland to the foot of a plateau when Whitely called attention to a score of figures clambering downward from the elevation to the lowland below.
Many of Burns' poems are in the Lowland Scots dialect; a few are wholly in ordinary English; and some combine the two idioms.
The arrangement, which she insisted met EU payment criteria, saw the "uphill" movement of EU cash away from the lowlands.
Contract notice: Execution of repairs on two small retention lowland sites within the project strengthening the ability of retention and preventing floods and drought in forest ecosystems in the lowlands.
Deveria said: "It's absurd to use legislation to impose Gaelic on the lowlands, where Lowland Scots has been the traditional form of speech.
ABSTRACT: Previous research indicated high variability in availability and habitat use by female moose in the lowlands of Gros Morne National Park (GMNP), Newfoundland and Labrador, an area dominated by bogs and forest.
Tikal appears to have been among the exceptions, and Estrada-Belli argues that these years saw great social and political changes in the lowlands, marked by the eclipse of El Mirador and its allies and the rise of the Classic dynasties, dominated by Tikal.
Stephen Guy is a director of the Lowlands West Derby Community Association charity.
The current programme is focused on testing the Lowlands gold target.
They are demanding greater autonomy and representation in the state machinery for people from the lowlands.