Allegheny

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Al•le•ghe•ny

(ˌæl ɪˈgeɪ ni)

n.
a river flowing NW from Pennsylvania into SW New York and then S through W Pennsylvania, joining the Monongahela at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River. 325 mi. (525 km) long.
Al`le•ghe′ni•an, Al`le•gha′ni•an, adj.
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Noun1.Allegheny - a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio RiverAllegheny - a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Keystone State, Pennsylvania, PA - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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As night came on, and we drew in sight of the first range of hills, which are the outposts of the Alleghany Mountains, the scenery, which had been uninteresting hitherto, became more bold and striking.
After going through another dreamy place - a long aqueduct across the Alleghany River, which was stranger than the bridge at Harrisburg, being a vast, low, wooden chamber full of water - we emerged upon that ugly confusion of backs of buildings and crazy galleries and stairs, which always abuts on water, whether it be river, sea, canal, or ditch: and were at Pittsburg.
It is very beautifully situated on the Alleghany River, over which there are two bridges; and the villas of the wealthier citizens sprinkled about the high grounds in the neighbourhood, are pretty enough.
While, in the pursuit of their daring plans of annoyance, the restless enterprise of the French even attempted the distant and difficult gorges of the Alleghany, it may easily be imagined that their proverbial acuteness would not overlook the natural advantages of the district we have just described.
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Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced today that the City of Covington is receiving $100,000 in federal funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to promote the unmanned systems industry in Alleghany County.
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