lowlands

lowland

[loh-luhnd]
noun
1.
land that is low or level, in comparison with the adjacent country.
2.
a low, level region in S, central, and E Scotland.
3.
Lowlands, the speech of those native to the Scottish Lowlands.
adjective
4.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a lowland or lowlands.
5.
(initial capital letter) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Lowlands of Scotland or the speech of this area.

Origin:
1500–10; low1 + land

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lowland (ˈləʊlənd)
 
n
1.  relatively low ground
2.  (often plural) a low generally flat region
 
adj
3.  of or relating to a lowland or lowlands
 
'lowlander
 
n

Lowland (ˈləʊlənd)
 
adj
of or relating to the Lowlands of Scotland or the dialect of English spoken there

Lowlands (ˈləʊləndz)
 
pl n
the Lowlands a low generally flat region of central Scotland, around the Forth and Clyde valleys, separating the Southern Uplands from the Highlands
 
'Lowlander
 
n

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