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Noun1.Catskills - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New YorkCatskills - 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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why, up on the Catskills. I used often to go up into the mountains after wolves’ skins and bears; once they paid me to get them a stuffed painter, and so I often went.
When I first came into the woods to live, I used to have weak spells when I felt lonesome: and then I would go into the Catskills, and spend a few days on that hill to look at the ways of man; but it’s now many a year since I felt any such longings, and I am getting too old for rugged rocks.
He had had his vacation, a golden fortnight of fresh air and sunshine in the Catskills, and was back in Alcala, trying with poor success, to pick up the threads of his work.
And there is a Catskill eagle in some souls that can alike dive down into the blackest gorges, and soar out of them again and become invisible in the sunny spaces.
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.
Notwithstanding the impressive credentials of some of its authors, In the Catskills is not an academic book.
While one danger lurked at Park Avenue School 12 years ago, which was built on a former dump and temporarily closed after tar was found exuding from the ground to the playground surface, another danger lurked at Catskills Elementary School.
It was an era when country boys joined city socialites onstream in the Catskills to learn how to catch the new trout from Europe (browns) on dry flies.
She also made an appearance at the August 1998 Camp Hill, a two-week recreational camp in the Catskill Mountains for kids between 10 and 13 years old.
So it's back to my cave and reveries of the farm up in the Catskills, where the morning milking is the most important priority and painful, after the late-night adventures of a country-western bar, where the girls are pretty in their liquid jeans, and the soul of the place is located somewhere between Fifty-eight and Fifty-nine.
The New York City Watershed Agreement addresses three sets of interests: watershed communities, the Catskills agricultural community, and the forestry industry and forest landowners.