Appalachians


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Noun1.Appalachians - a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of MexicoAppalachians - 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
Appalachia - an impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)
eastern United States, East - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains - the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains - a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
Catskill Mountains, Catskills - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas
Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau - the southwestern part of the Appalachians
Great Smoky Mountains - part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee
Green Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont
Taconic Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
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Appalachians

[ˌæpəˈleɪtʃənz] NPL(montes mpl) Apalaches mpl
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Eastwards rise the Appalachians, the very highest point of which, in New Hampshire, does not exceed the very moderate altitude of 5,600 feet.
The declining cost of wind resources and the extension of the Federal Production Tax Credit make the purchase of these wind facilities beneficial for customers, improve Appalachians fuel diversity, and increase the companys flexibility to develop and offer renewable products for its customers.
Appalachian stereotypes are prevalent, and held even among some Appalachians themselves.
Now, researchers have discovered the other half of the story: giant volcanoes that formed during the closing of the proto-Atlantic Ocean--known as the lapetus Ocean --set the stage for the rise of the Appalachians and the ice age that followed.
Appalachian Grown is a branding program that identifies products from family farms in the Southern Appalachians.
Which mountains are higher, the Appalachians or the Rockies?
Appalachians have been referred to as the forgotten people and are often overlooked in multicultural counseling.
Situated in the majestic Appalachians, Mountain Creek boasts New Jersey's largest waterpark.
At a recent PanLITHOPROBE workshop, representatives working on the major orogenic provinces of Canada investigated by LITHOPROBE (Cordillera, Appalachians, Grenville, Paleoproterozoic, Superior, Slave orogens; Fig.
That notion is bolstered by the discovery that material in several thick layers of sandstone in the western United States originated in the Appalachians.
Success is not discouraged, but it is how people deal with success that some Appalachians find distasteful.