lowland

  • 1 lowland — [lō′lənd; ] also, for n. [, lō′land΄] n. land that is below the level of the surrounding land adj. of, in, or from such a region the Lowlands lowland region of SC Scotland, between the Highlands & the Southern Uplands lowlander n. Lowlander …

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  • 2 Lowland — Low land, n. Land which is low with respect to the neighboring country; a low or level country; opposed to {highland}. [1913 Webster] {The Lowlands}, Belgium and Holland; the Netherlands; also, the southern part of Scotland. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 lowland — (n.) c.1500, originally with reference to Scotland, from LOW (Cf. low) (adj.) + LAND (Cf. land) (n.). Related: Lowlander …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 lowland — ► NOUN 1) (also lowlands) low lying country. 2) (the Lowlands) the part of Scotland lying south and east of the Highlands. DERIVATIVES lowlander noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Lowland — In physical geography, a lowland is any broad expanse of land with a general low level. The term is thus applied to the landward portion of the upward slope from oceanic depths to continental highlands, to a region of depression in the interior… …

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  • 6 lowland —   Kai; ipu kai (fig.).    ♦ Of the lowland, o kai.    ♦ Lowland dweller, kō kula kai …

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  • 7 lowland — n. & adj. n. 1 (usu. in pl.) low lying country. 2 (Lowland) (usu. in pl.) the region of Scotland lying south and east of the Highlands. adj. of or in lowland or the Scottish Lowlands. Derivatives: lowlander n. (also Lowlander) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 lowland — I. noun Date: 15th century low or level country II. adjective Date: 1508 1. capitalized of or relating to the Lowlands of Scotland 2. of or relating to a lowland …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 lowland — /loh leuhnd/, n. 1. land that is low or level, in comparison with the adjacent country. 2. the Lowlands, a low, level region in S, central, and E Scotland. 3. Lowlands, the speech of those native to the Scottish Lowlands. adj. 4. of, pertaining… …

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  • 10 lowland — noun Area which is lower than surrounding areas. The lowland region was prone to flooding during the rainy season …

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  • 11 lowland — low•land [[t]ˈloʊ lənd[/t]] n. 1) land that is low or level in comparison with the adjacent country 2) geg the Lowlands, a low, level region in central, and E Scotland 3) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a lowland or lowlands 4) peo (cap.) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 lowland — /ˈloʊlənd / (say lohluhnd) noun 1. land low with respect to neighbouring country. –adjective 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of lowland or lowlands …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 lowland — žemuma statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žema plokščia lyguma, kurios absoliutusis aukštis ne didesnis kaip 200 m. Žemumos apima 32,3 % sausumos ir sudaro 2,5 % viso planetos ploto. atitikmenys: angl. depression; lowland vok.… …

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  • 14 lowland — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bottom[land], marshland, downs; dale, dell. See land, lowness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bog, bottom land, marsh; see swamp , valley …

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  • 15 lowland —     a) An informal, generic, imprecise term for low lying land or an extensive region of low lying land, especially near a coast and including the extended plains or country lying not far above tide level.     b) (not preferred) A generic,… …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 16 lowland — low·land || lÊŠÉ™lÉ™nd n. land which is lower than the surrounding land …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 lowland — [ ləʊlənd] noun (also lowlands) low lying country. ↘(the Lowlands) the part of Scotland lying south and east of the Highlands. Derivatives lowlander noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 lowland — n flat, flat or open country, plain, steppe, tundra, champaign; prairie, grassland, meadow, savannah, Brit. heath, Chiefly Brit. moor, (both in685South America) pampas, campo; plateau, tableland, mesa; marsh, morass, bog, swamp, swampland,… …

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  • 19 lowland — low·land …

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  • 20 lowland — See: lowlands …

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