Allegheny Mountains


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Al·le·ghe·ny Mountains

 (ăl′ĭ-gā′nē) also Al·le·ghe·nies (-nēz)
A range of the Appalachian Mountains extending about 800 km (500 mi) from northern Pennsylvania to southwest Virginia and rising to approximately 1,480 m (4,860 ft) in northeast West Virginia. The range sits on the eastern edge of the Allegheny Plateau, an upland area comprising the northern section of the Appalachian Plateau and including the Catskill and Pocono mountains.

Allegheny Mountains

(ˌælɪˈɡeɪnɪ) or

Alleghenies

pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia: part of the Appalachian system; rising from 600 m (2000 ft) to over 1440 m (4800 ft)

Al′leghe′ny Moun′tains


n.pl.
a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Also called Al`le•ghe′nies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Allegheny Mountains - the western part of the Appalachian MountainsAllegheny Mountains - the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
Keystone State, Pennsylvania, PA - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
Mountain State, West Virginia, WV - a state in east central United States
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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Settings range from jaded California to the surreal Southwest, or amid the bleak shadow of Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains, where "cars rust in backyards" and young men are damaged from stints in the army or prison.
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It's easy to get lost and disappear for ever in these Allegheny Mountains.
Johnstown's glory days are long since gone, but visitors to the national memorial can still hear its stories at the museum and visitor center; rangers offer van tours through the Allegheny Mountains to the ruined South Fork Dam.
Supported by a single column, the sheltering copper-clad roof of a west facing porch frames the panoramic view of the Allegheny Mountains beyond.
When the Civil War broke out, he recruited the Kane Rifle Regiment from among the rough frontiersmen of the Allegheny Mountains in Pennsylvania and led his soldiers in battle against the Confederacy with courage and distinction.
In the 18th century, it was a remote frontier stretching from Harpers Ferry at the north to the Cumberland Cap at the south and extending westward into the Allegheny Mountains and beyond.
Biological types are modified and diversified according to circumstances of topography, soil, climate; and our prairie country was noted from the first as the habitat of certain animals and plants not found at all in the region from the Allegheny Mountains eastward, nor yet in the South beyond the Ohio River.

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