Catskill Mountains


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Cats·kill Mountains

 (kăt′skĭl′)
A dissected upland region of the Allegheny Plateau in southeast New York west of the Hudson River. The Catskills, rising to about 1,275 m (4,180 ft), include popular resort areas.

Catskill Mountains

(ˈkætskɪl)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in SE New York State: resort. Highest peak: Slide Mountain, 1261 m (4204 ft). Also called: Catskills

Cats′kill Moun′tains

(ˈkæt skɪl)
n.pl.
mountain range in E New York: resort area. Highest peak, 4204 ft. (1281 m). Also called Cats′kills.
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Noun1.Catskill Mountains - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New YorkCatskill Mountains - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
borscht belt, borscht circuit, borsht belt, borsht circuit - (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests; "many comedians learned their trade playing the borscht circuit"
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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Sharp-witted paralegal Ellie Greenberg has a dynamite career at a law firm in the Catskill Mountains of New York.
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