Highland Games

plural noun a meeting for athletic events, playing of the bagpipes, and dancing, held in the Scottish Highlands or by Scots elsewhere.

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  • Highland Games — in Stirling: Hammerwerfen Highland Games in Stirli …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Highland Games — ➡ Highland Gathering * * * Athletic games originating in the Scottish Highlands and now held there and in various parts of the world, usually under the auspices of a local Caledonian society. Events include flat and hurdle races, long and high… …   Universalium

  • Highland Games — plural noun An event consisting of competitions in athletic sports, bagpiping, traditional dancing, etc held in the Scottish Highlands or by Scots in other places • • • Main Entry: ↑high * * * ˌHighland ˈGames 7 [Highland Games] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Highland Games — also Highland Gathering a special event held every year in Scottish towns, with traditional Scottish sports, dancing, and music. The sports include tossing the caber (=throwing a long, heavy wooden pole into the air) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Highland games — Opening ceremonies of 2004 Canmore Highland games Highland games are events held throughout the year in Scotland and other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture and heritage, especially that of the Scottish Highlands.… …   Wikipedia

  • Highland Games — Jeux écossais en Amérique du Nord Les jeux des Highlands (Highland Games en anglais) sont des évènements sportifs se déroulant tout au long de l année, en Écosse et dans d autres pays, et dont le but est de célébrer la culture écossaise, et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Highland Games —    The Highland Games (or ‘Heavy Events’), one of the most enduring images of Scotland today, help preserve forms of traditional Celtic sport and include events for men and women. The most famous event is tossing the caber, but others include… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Highland games — noun Festivals held throughout the year and in many countries of the world whose purpose is to celebrate the culture and heritage of Scotland and especially the Scottish Highlands …   Wiktionary

  • Highland games competitors — Highland Games Competitors:The Scottish Highland Games, held mainly in Scotland, the United States, New Zealand, Iceland and Canada, are a place of social, cultural, and athletic gathering. These athletes work hard in these competitions, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Highland Games Schweizer Meisterschaften — «wùy ù ay» Highland Games Land Schweiz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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