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). 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 jumps, hammer and weight throws, and the caber toss, the hurling end-over-end of a tapered fir pole about 17 ft (5 m) long and 90 lbs (40 kg) in weight. Competitions in bagpipe playing and Highland dancing also form an important part of the meetings
a set of clothes worn by some Scottish men on special occasions, for example at a wedding. Highland dress consists of a short black jacket, a bow tie, a kilt and long socks with a small knife kept under the fold at the top of one of the socks
A plateau in Transcaucasia, connecting the Lesser Caucasus with the Taurus Mountains. Total area: about 400,000 km². Average elevation: 1500 to 2000 metres, highest point: Mount Ararat. The area lies mostly in eastern Turkey; also includes the whole of modern Armenia, southern Georgia, eastern Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh
born 1815, New Market, Md., U.S. died Feb. 13, 1882, Liberia U.S. clergyman and abolitionist. Born a slave, he escaped in 1824 to New York, where he became a Presbyterian minister. He joined the American Anti-Slavery Society and agitated for emancipation; in a 1843 speech at a national convention of freedmen he called on slaves to revolt and murder their masters. The convention refused to endorse his radicalism, and he gradually turned more toward religion, serving as pastor in a number of Presbyterian pulpits during the next two decades. Late in life he favoured emigration of U.S. blacks to Africa. He was appointed U.S. minister to Liberia in 1881 but died within two months of his arrival in the African nation
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