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Cats·kill Mountains

A dissected upland region of the Allegheny Plateau in southeast New York west of the Hudson River. The Catskills, rising to about 1,275 m (4,180 ft), include popular resort areas.

Catskill Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in SE New York State: resort. Highest peak: Slide Mountain, 1261 m (4204 ft). Also called: Catskills

Cats′kill Moun′tains

(ˈkæt skɪl)
mountain range in E New York: resort area. Highest peak, 4204 ft. (1281 m). Also called Cats′kills.
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Noun1.Catskill Mountains - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New YorkCatskill Mountains - 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.
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.
Back in 2012, Tablet ran a lovely digital slideshow by photographer Marisa Scheinfeld about Leftover Borscht, her photographic project documenting the ruins of old Jewish resorts in the Catskills.
I In late June, I participated in Governor Cuomo's inaugural Catskill Summer Challenge to highlight the world-class outdoor opportunities and activities that make the Catskills such a popular destination.
Cuomo today hosted the first-ever Catskill Summer Challenge highlighting the world-class attractions and activities readily available in the Catskills with the goal of driving tourism and boosting the regions economy.
The book is made up of links and revelations from 1930s Germany to today in the Catskills, USA.
Each year there, he performed in the annual Folk Festival of the Catskills.
This campaign captures the company's vision of Montreign by reimagining the Catskills as a world-class resort destination for gaming and entertainment.
Rodman and others peddled their goods in the Catskills, and one man was a travelling shoemaker.
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But there is a new generation of Jews who live year round in the Catskills and are reinventing the Jewish community.