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Great Smoky Mountains

also Smoky Mountains
A range of the Appalachian Mountains on the North Carolina-Tennessee border rising to 2,025 m (6,643 ft) at Clingmans Dome. The mountains, named for the smokelike haze that often envelops them, are noted for their luxuriant vegetation.

Great Smoky Mountains

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Great Smokies

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(Placename) the W part of the Appalachians, in W North Carolina and E Tennessee. Highest peak: Clingman's Dome, 2024 m (6642 ft)

Great′ Smok′y Moun′tains


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a range of the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina and Tennessee; most of the range is included in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 720 sq. mi. (1865 sq. km). Highest peak, Clingman's Dome, 6642 ft. (2024 m). Also called Smoky Mountains , Great′ Smok′ies.
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Noun1.Great Smoky Mountains - part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and TennesseeGreat Smoky Mountains - part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee
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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