Highland Games

Highland Games
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
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ˌHighland ˈGames 7 [Highland Games] noun plural
a Scottish event with traditional sports, dancing and music

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