highland


highland
(entrée créée par le supplément)
(haïe-land', h aspirée) s. m.
Nom anglais des hautes terres d'Écosse. Sir H.
   Maine a constaté que dans les highlands de l'ouest les communautés de village, dissoutes en ces derniers temps, partageaient périodiquement les terres entre les habitants par un tirage au sort, E. DE LAVELEYE Rev. des Deux-Mondes, 15 avr. 1875, p. 794.
   Angl. high, haut, et land, terre.

Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré. . 1872-1877.

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