Appalachians


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Noun1.Appalachians - a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of MexicoAppalachians - a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early westward expansion of the United States
Appalachia - an impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)
eastern United States, East - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains - the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains - a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
Catskill Mountains, Catskills - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas
Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau - the southwestern part of the Appalachians
Great Smoky Mountains - part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee
Green Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont
Taconic Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
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Appalachians

[ˌæpəˈleɪtʃənz] NPL(montes mpl) Apalaches mpl
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Eastwards rise the Appalachians, the very highest point of which, in New Hampshire, does not exceed the very moderate altitude of 5,600 feet.
Appalachian stereotypes are prevalent, and held even among some Appalachians themselves.
Appalachian Grown is a branding program that identifies products from family farms in the Southern Appalachians.
Which mountains are higher, the Appalachians or the Rockies?
At a recent PanLITHOPROBE workshop, representatives working on the major orogenic provinces of Canada investigated by LITHOPROBE (Cordillera, Appalachians, Grenville, Paleoproterozoic, Superior, Slave orogens; Fig.
That notion is bolstered by the discovery that material in several thick layers of sandstone in the western United States originated in the Appalachians.
But unlike some historians who celebrate the competitive commercial economy of pre-industrial society, Weise posits a darker side, arguing that this republican ideology of independence made Appalachians vulnerable to exploitation by railroad, timber and coal companies when they begin to develop the region in the late nineteenth century.
Pep pills and ubiquitous satellite dishes are the main evidence that the 20th century has arrived in the Appalachians - otherwise, the Bowling homes seem what might be charitably called ramshackle.
Moving west to find the freedom to farm their own lands in the Appalachians, the Ulster Scots, or Scots Irish as they became known in America, kept many old tunes.
Cecil Cordell, who began working for the Forest Service in the Appalachians during the 1950s, recalled that the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina commonly hired suspected arsonists for fire duty.
Leaf peepers will have to get out early this year from the Southern Appalachians to the Mid-Atlantic Region if they hope to see any color at all.