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Highlander

[hahy-luh n-der] /ˈhaɪ lən dər/
noun
1.
a Gael inhabiting the Highlands of Scotland.
2.
a soldier of a Highland regiment.
3.
(lowercase) an inhabitant of any highland region.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; highland + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for Highlander

Highlander

/ˈhaɪləndə/
noun
1.
a native of the Highlands of Scotland
2.
a member of a Scottish Highland regiment
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Word Origin and History for Highlander
n.

1630s, from Highland + -er (1).

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