Meaning of lowlander in English:


Pronunciation /ˈləʊləndə/

Translate lowlander into Spanish


also Lowlander

See lowland

‘Highlanders (those living inland, particularly in mountain areas) tend to see lowlanders (those living in the cities and towns around the coast) as untrustworthy and Westernized.’
  • ‘The valleys have not lost their character but agricultural and industrial changes have depopulated some areas and opened others to an influx of lowlanders seeking holiday and retirement homes.’
  • ‘Then a civil war in 1994 brought an influx of lowlanders with malaria to Karuzi.’
  • ‘Highlanders created a much wider array of networks for themselves than did lowlanders, crossing political and parochial borders in their migrations, marriages, and criminal collusion.’
  • ‘He confirms that the pillars are those of a burnt house in a burnt village, which the villagers allege was torched by lowlanders and forestry rangers.’