Blue Ridge Mountains


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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 Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in the eastern US, extending from West Virginia into Georgia: part of the Appalachian mountains. Highest peak: Mount Mitchell, 2038 m (6684 ft)
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Noun1.Blue Ridge Mountains - 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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