Blue Ridge

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Blue Ridge Mountains

also Blue Ridge
A range of the Appalachian Mountains extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia. The range rises to 2,038 m (6,684 ft) at Mount Mitchell in the Black Mountains of western North Carolina.

Blue′ Ridge′

a mountain range extending SW from N Virginia to N Georgia: part of the Appalachian Mountains. Also called Blue′ Ridge` Moun′tains.
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Noun1.Blue Ridge - a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Keystone State, Pennsylvania, PA - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
Appalachian Mountains, Appalachians - 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
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I travelled in the care of a mountain boy, Jake Marpole, one of the `hands' on my father's old farm under the Blue Ridge, who was now going West to work for my grandfather.
And those sublimer towers, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, whence, in peculiar moods, comes that gigantic ghostliness over the soul at the bare mention of that name, while the thought of Virginia's Blue Ridge is full of a soft, dewy, distant dreaminess?
And the heat went on and on, and sucked up all the moisture, till at last the main channel of the Waingunga was the only stream that carried a trickle of water between its dead banks; and when Hathi, the wild elephant, who lives for a hundred years and more, saw a long, lean blue ridge of rock show dry in the very centre of the stream, he knew that he was looking at the Peace Rock, and then and there he lifted up his trunk and proclaimed the Water Truce, as his father before him had proclaimed it fifty years ago.
In the new role, Comer will lead all business development efforts in Harrisonburg and the surrounding area, as Blue Ridge Bank (BRB) continues to expand both lending and deposit relationships.
What a terrific experience it has been dealing with Jonathan and Blue Ridge Bank.
the Blue Ridge plays a crucial role in providing command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) support to the commander and staff of the U.
Blue Ridge Jams currently manufacturers eleven flavors of Jalapeno Pepper Jellies, including Jalapeno Blackberry Pepper Jelly, Jalapeno Raspberry Pepper Jam, Three Pepper Jelly, Jalapeno Strawberry Pepper Jelly just to list a few.
Blue Ridge pays for the designation, all related expenses and the associate's regular salary while they attend the class.
Birds of Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a convenient, full-color field guide that lends itself to easy use by amateur birdwatchers and professional researchers alike.
The Blue Ridge Pickin' Parlor, long considered the center of the Valley's thriving bluegrass and country music scene, was launched in Tarzana by Los Angeles police officer and bluegrass aficionado Ken Tennesen and his wife, Margo, in 1976.
Blue Ridge Biofuels in Asheville and Piedmont Biofuels in Pittsboro have been selected by the NC State Energy Office to receive rather large grants for biodiesel production.
As agencies evaluate smart cards, biometrics and public key infrastructure systems, they should remember that the requirement is for a strong authentication solution that uses these same tools to secure access to their data networks," noted Tom Gilbert, Chief Technology Officer for Blue Ridge Networks.

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