Great Smoky Mountains


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Great Smoky Mountains

also Smoky Mountains
A range of the Appalachian Mountains on the North Carolina-Tennessee border rising to 2,025 m (6,643 ft) at Clingmans Dome. The mountains, named for the smokelike haze that often envelops them, are noted for their luxuriant vegetation.

Great Smoky Mountains

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Great Smokies

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(Placename) the W part of the Appalachians, in W North Carolina and E Tennessee. Highest peak: Clingman's Dome, 2024 m (6642 ft)

Great′ Smok′y Moun′tains


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a range of the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina and Tennessee; most of the range is included in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 720 sq. mi. (1865 sq. km). Highest peak, Clingman's Dome, 6642 ft. (2024 m). Also called Smoky Mountains , Great′ Smok′ies.
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Noun1.Great Smoky Mountains - part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and TennesseeGreat Smoky Mountains - part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee
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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Far in the distance, lifted into the sky, could be seen the great smoky mountains that marked the backbone of the Great Land.
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Lodge annually creates a skillet with a Great Smoky Mountains logo and sells it at its two factory stores.
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Louis, Allan and his wife, Marie, now reside in the Great Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee.
In the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and all across the South, lemonade traditionally has been a favorite thirst-quencher, served in a mason jar with plenty of ice and even a sprig of mint.
Mitochondrial DNA analysis was conducted on concatenated cytochrome-oxidase 1 (COI) and cytochrome-b (Cyt-b) mtDNA sequences, and microsatellite analysis was conducted on twelve polymorphic loci of the salamander DNA from rivers in the Tennessee Valley, primarily from rivers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cherokee National Forests.
BORN and brought up in the foothills of Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains, Dolly Parton, America's Queen of Country, is also behind a theme park in the area which attracts more than 12 million people a year.
Back home in the States, she has given a real boost to the area where she was born and brought up in the foothills of Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains.

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