Translation of highland in Spanish:

highland

tierras altas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhʌɪlənd//ˈhaɪlənd/

noun

  • 1also highlands

    tierras altas feminine
    altiplanicie feminine
    • Both regions enjoy long hot summers and, apart from highland areas like the Cevennes and Pyrennees, mild winters.
    • Rice is the staple food except among those in highland areas where rice is difficult to grow.
    • The foundation of the Bolivian diet in the Andean highlands or altiplano is the potato.
    • These species occur mainly in montane forests and grasslands in the south-eastern highlands of the country.
    • These insects are found in rain forests, highlands, and deserts such as the Persian Gulf.
    • Most Spanish speakers live in the Pacific lowlands and central highlands.
    • Many areas of both the highlands and the lowlands supported very dense populations prior to the Roman invasion.
    • The Okavango River rises in the highlands of Angola and flows inland, never to reach the sea.
    • In some parts of the highlands, villages are separated by valleys and mountain ridges.
    • The central highland region is temperate, and nights can get chilly.
    • The Pech and Jicaque people live in some of the more remote areas in the central highlands.
    • The highland regions were absorbed into the Incan Empire less than a hundred years before the Spanish conquest in 1532.
    • The traditional homeland of the Amhara people is the central highland plateau of Ethiopia.
    • In the south-east the land rises from the Sambre-Meuse valley to the highlands of the Ardennes.
    • The first stop on the tourist route out of the city is the hill town of Dalat in the southern central highlands.
    • The highlands have rugged terrain that is difficult to cultivate.
    • The topography is a mix of central highlands and peripheral foothills and plains.
    • Up here, where the road climbed into the highlands, the land was barren.
    • The coastal population is thinly clustered in villages, but over one-third of the total population live in highland valleys.
    • It lives in arid and semi-arid areas with little vegetation, preferring highlands and rocky landscapes.
  • 2

    the Highlands las tierras altas

adjective

  • 1

    de las tierras altas
  • 2Highland

    (in Scotland)
    (clan/glen) de las Highlands
    (clan/glen) de los Highlands
    (clan/glen) de las tierras altas de Escocia