Blue Ridge Mountains


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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.
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Blue Ridge Mountains

pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in the eastern US, extending from West Virginia into Georgia: part of the Appalachian mountains. Highest peak: Mount Mitchell, 2038 m (6684 ft)
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Blue Ridge Mountains - 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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The Smoky and the Blue Ridge Mountains are part of the vast Appalachian Mountain range that extends almost 2,000 miles from eastern Canada southwest to Alabama.
Drawing on official records, regimental histories, newspaper accounts, and letters, the book describes actions of the two weeks in the second half of July 1863, as the battles continued in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
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The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range.
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