highlands, the

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Highlands, the definition

Mountain region in northern and western Scotland.

Note: It is famous for its rugged beauty.
Note: The distinguishing features of its culture were the style of dress (including the kilt and tartan) and the clan system, now in disuse except for historical observances.
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