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.
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Allegheny Mountains

(ˌælɪˈɡeɪnɪ) or


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(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)
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Al′leghe′ny Moun′tains
a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Also called Al`le•ghe′nies.
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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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That's a three-hour drive from his hometown, but it's sure a long way from poverty-ridden Rand where Moss and his sports-loving friends played football as frequently as they could in the heart of coal country next to the Allegheny Mountains just south of the capital city, Charleston.
1 brought the season's first measurable snowfall to the Allegheny Mountains, and morning found me deep into public land, harnessed 20 feet up a tree in my mobile, hang-and-hunt setup.
The Upper Cheat River Water Trail is a calm ride through the Allegheny Mountains, with historic sites and attractions along the way.
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 creepy!" he declares of the historic hotel in the Allegheny Mountains. "It's totally haunted."

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