Blue Ridge

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Blue Ridge Mountains

also Blue Ridge
A range of the Appalachian Mountains extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia. The range rises to 2,038 m (6,684 ft) at Mount Mitchell in the Black Mountains of western North Carolina.

Blue′ Ridge′

a mountain range extending SW from N Virginia to N Georgia: part of the Appalachian Mountains. Also called Blue′ Ridge` Moun′tains.
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Noun1.Blue Ridge - a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
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
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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I travelled in the care of a mountain boy, Jake Marpole, one of the `hands' on my father's old farm under the Blue Ridge, who was now going West to work for my grandfather.
And those sublimer towers, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, whence, in peculiar moods, comes that gigantic ghostliness over the soul at the bare mention of that name, while the thought of Virginia's Blue Ridge is full of a soft, dewy, distant dreaminess?
And the heat went on and on, and sucked up all the moisture, till at last the main channel of the Waingunga was the only stream that carried a trickle of water between its dead banks; and when Hathi, the wild elephant, who lives for a hundred years and more, saw a long, lean blue ridge of rock show dry in the very centre of the stream, he knew that he was looking at the Peace Rock, and then and there he lifted up his trunk and proclaimed the Water Truce, as his father before him had proclaimed it fifty years ago.
By any account, Loyd, the Marketing Specialist for the Blue Ridge Companies, achieved this goal and made a mark on her surrounding community, Blue Ridge and the apartment industry.
We are incredibly excited to welcome Don to the Blue Ridge Team,' said Brian K.
This total is based on the 30-day volume weighted average price of Blue Ridge common stock.
Greg White, CEO of Blue Ridge said, "We're happy to have Merchants join the Blue Ridge family.
Navy said the Filipino fishermen were rescued last Wednesday after crew members of the 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge spotted their vessel while sailing in the Philippine Sea.
the Blue Ridge plays a crucial role in providing command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) support to the commander and staff of the U.
Blue Ridge Jams currently manufacturers eleven flavors of Jalapeno Pepper Jellies, including Jalapeno Blackberry Pepper Jelly, Jalapeno Raspberry Pepper Jam, Three Pepper Jelly, Jalapeno Strawberry Pepper Jelly just to list a few.
Blue Ridge added that the price reductions will be reflected in its GSA Advantage schedule by the end of April 2012.
Blue Ridge immediately sent its rescue and assistance team to assist.

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