geographical name region E United States comprising Appalachian Mountains from S central New York to central Alabama

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  • Appalachia — steht für: Appalachia (New Hampshire) Appalachia (Virginia) Appalachia (Gattung), eine Heuschreckengattung Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Appalachia — Appalachia, VA U.S. town in Virginia Population (2000): 1839 Housing Units (2000): 891 Land area (2000): 2.306678 sq. miles (5.974268 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.306678 sq. miles (5.974268… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Appalachia — cultural and geographical region of inland Eastern U.S., 1880s, from the APPALACHIAN (Cf. Appalachian) Mountains, which are its core. Earlier Appalachia was proposed as a better name for United States of America by Washington Irving in 1839… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Appalachia — [ap΄ə lā′chə, ap΄ə lāchē ə; ap΄əlach′ə] the highland region of the E U.S. including the central and S Appalachian Mountains and the Piedmont plateau Appalachian adj …   English World dictionary

  • Appalachia — Appalachian Regional Commission s charter.Appalachia is a term used to describe a region in the eastern United States that stretches from southern New York state to northern Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia. Although part of the Appalachian… …   Wikipedia

  • Appalachia — Laramidia, le Voie maritime intérieure de l Ouest, et Appalachia, au cours de la fin du stade Campanien. Durant le mésozoïque, Appalachia est une île continent qui correspond à l actuelle partie orientale des Etats Un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Appalachia — noun an impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina) • Derivationally related forms: ↑Appalachian • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Appalachia — Original name in latin Appalachia Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 36.90676 latitude 82.78183 altitude 502 Population 1754 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Appalachia — /ap euh lay chee euh, cheuh, lach ee euh, lach euh/, n. 1. Geol. a Paleozoic landmass, the erosion of which provided the sediments to form the rocks of the Appalachian Mountains. 2. a region in the E United States, in the area of the S… …   Universalium

  • Appalachia — noun A region in the eastern United States, near part of the Appalachian Mountains, that stretches from southern New York state to northern Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, usually excluding New England …   Wiktionary

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