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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Pierce, there are two varieties of the wolf inhabiting the Catskill Mountains in the United States, one with a light greyhound-like form, which pursues deer, and the other more bulky, with shorter legs, which more frequently attacks the shepherd's flocks.
As city folk continue to flock north to the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains, the urban cool of Manhattan " and, more notably, Brooklyn " are making their influence felt.
Our city couldn't offer New York's Catskill Mountains as a backdrop but it was able to provide something even better, the historic Liverpool skyline as seen from the Mersey Ferry.
Lori Simpson grew up on Long Island and has many fond memories of spending time on its shores and in the Catskill Mountains.
Eleven-year-old Sammy Levin has to spend his summer in the Catskill Mountains with his obnoxious cousin Joshua, and worse, Sammy has been forcibly "volunteered" as hired help for the Pine Grove Hotel.
The camp was started and run by Norman Studer, an educator who believed that city children of all races, creeds, and religions needed to spend time in the country to learn about the rural culture of the Catskill Mountains.
Lexi was also left a home in the Catskill mountains in New York state.
Hunter Mountain offers a range of summer outdoor activities including a zipline with views of the Catskill Mountains.
John Rexford is a retired Marine living in the Catskill Mountains of New York on disability.
Huges; "Dragon Fire: Finding Voice in the Catskill Mountains," by Leigh Melander; "Deep Song: Envoicing the Motherline," by Marlene A.