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Noun1.Catskills - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New YorkCatskills - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
borscht belt, borscht circuit, borsht belt, borsht circuit - (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests; "many comedians learned their trade playing the borscht circuit"
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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When I first came into the woods to live, I used to have weak spells when I felt lonesome: and then I would go into the Catskills, and spend a few days on that hill to look at the ways of man; but it’s now many a year since I felt any such longings, and I am getting too old for rugged rocks.
He had had his vacation, a golden fortnight of fresh air and sunshine in the Catskills, and was back in Alcala, trying with poor success, to pick up the threads of his work.
And there is a Catskill eagle in some souls that can alike dive down into the blackest gorges, and soar out of them again and become invisible in the sunny spaces.
Pierce, there are two varieties of the wolf inhabiting the Catskill Mountains in the United States, one with a light greyhound-like form, which pursues deer, and the other more bulky, with shorter legs, which more frequently attacks the shepherd's flocks.
Great Northern Catskills Invites Summer Tourists to "Awaken to Adventure"
Al D'Amato, advised Park Place on the pact so they could stall any Catskills casino and not hurt their Atlantic City take.
In the Great Northern Catskills, families can discover the enduring legacies of Rip Van Winkle and Thomas Cole-founder of the Hudson River School of Art.
The fact that someone like GoGo Tours is willing to invest in the Catskills gives the area credibility," said Paul Carlucci, vice president of the Villa Roma in Callicoon.
For many months the nation and our development partner Rotate Black have worked vigorously with officials from the State, County, and Local governments in Sullivan County so that Class III gaming in the Catskills can become a reality in the near future," said Seneca Nation President Barry E.
Meanwhile, the Oneida tribe runs the Turning Stone casino in Northern New York and is casually scouting the Catskills.
Seneca Catskills Gaming Corporation was formed by The Seneca Nation of Indians of New York to serve as the corporate parent of a new casino, the Seneca Catskills Resort & casino, a Class III gaming resort, to be constructed in the Catskill Mountains region of New York on 63 acres of land off exit 107 of Route 17 in The Town of Thompson in Sullivan County.
Bankruptcy Court is directing a sealed bid auction of 5,200 acres in the Catskill Mountains that were formerly owned by Frederick (Irving) Lundy, the well-known restauranteur who owned Lundy's, a famous establishment seating 2,800 patrons on Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.