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Adirondack Mountains

A group of mountains in northeast New York between the St. Lawrence River valley in the north and the Mohawk River valley in the south. The range, an extension of the Canadian Shield, rises to 1,629 m (5,344 ft).
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Adirondack Mountains

(ˌædɪˈrɒndæk) or

Adirondacks

pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in NE New York State. Highest peak: Mount Marcy, 1629 m (5344 ft)
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Ad′i•ron′dack Moun′tains

(ˈæd əˈrɒn dæk, ˌæd-)
n.pl.
a mountain range in NE New York: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Marcy, 5344 ft. (1629 m). Also called Ad`i•ron′dacks.
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Noun1.Adirondack Mountains - a mountain range in northeastern New York StateAdirondack Mountains - a mountain range in northeastern New York State; a popular resort area
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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