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Highland

named after the Scottish highlands.

Highland cattle
red-brown, brindle, dun or black, longhaired beef cattle with long spreading horns; called also West Highland.
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Highland beef cattle. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
Highland collie
Highland garron
see garron.
Highland pony
gray, dun, black or brown heavyweight pony with dorsal stripe, stands 12.3 to 14.2 hands high.
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All who read it were delighted with the poems, and said that if there was any more such poetry in the Highlands, it should be gathered together and printed before it was lost and forgotten for ever.
So now people begged Macpherson to travel through the Highlands and gather together as much of the old poetry of the people as he could.
For four months Macpherson wandered about the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, listening to the tales of the people and writing them down.
And what most men believe now is that Macpherson did really gather from among the people of the Highlands many scraps of ancient poetry and tales, but that he added to them and put them together in such a way as to make them beautiful and touching.
The Highland girls' soccer team was without one Johnson during the toughest three-game stretch of its Golden League schedule.
Boaz & Ruth is based in Highland Park, an area of Richmond, Virginia, which has a history of crime and urban decay.
The highland malaria epidemics of the 1940s were stopped largely by sporontocidal drugs, and combination chemotherapy has recently limited transmission.
Some consider Highland Park a suburban paradise: clean and pristine with tree-lined curving streets, sprawling homes, upscale stores and boutiques, low crime rates, and some of the best schools in the state.
Scottish Highland dancing, one of the oldest and most passionate forms of Celtic dance, is coming to the forefront of mainstream dance.
AUGUST 13 Assynt Highland Games: Culag Park, Lochinver.
CIM Group recently renovated the 1800 Highland office building located across the street from the company's Hollywood & Highland Center.
Nearly all of Highland High's linebackers have at some point been told they're either too small or too slow, if not both.