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Al·le·ghe·ny Mountains

 (ăl′ĭ-gā′nē) also Al·le·ghe·nies (-nēz)
A range of the Appalachian Mountains extending about 800 km (500 mi) from northern Pennsylvania to southwest Virginia and rising to approximately 1,480 m (4,860 ft) in northeast West Virginia. The range sits on the eastern edge of the Allegheny Plateau, an upland area comprising the northern section of the Appalachian Plateau and including the Catskill and Pocono mountains.

Allegheny Mountains

(ˌælɪˈɡeɪnɪ) or

Alleghenies

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(Placename) a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia: part of the Appalachian system; rising from 600 m (2000 ft) to over 1440 m (4800 ft)

Al′leghe′ny Moun′tains


n.pl.
a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Also called Al`le•ghe′nies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Allegheny Mountains - the western part of the Appalachian MountainsAllegheny Mountains - the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
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
Mountain State, West Virginia, WV - a state in east central United States
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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We will flash first to Worcester, cross the Hudson on the high bridge at Poughkeepsie, swing southwest through a dozen coal towns to the outskirts of Philadelphia, leap across the Susquehanna, zigzag up and down the Alleghenies into the murk of Pittsburg, cross the Ohio at Wheeling, glance past Columbus and Indianapolis, over the Wabash at Terre Haute, into St.
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The first modern superhighway, the Pennsylvania Turnpike, opened in October 1940 (the same month, coincidentally, that the Futurama exhibit closed) and became a tourist attraction in its own right, because the smooth surface, long straightaways, and seven tunnels through the Alleghenies made it a new kind of motor route.
I leapt at the chance to flee all sorts of personal and professional complications and to tuck myself away in the Alleghenies until things cooled down, Harrison Ford-style.
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September gleaned a cool wind from the Alleghenies.