Appalachian Mountains
geographical name mountain system E North America extending from Labrador & New Brunswick SW to N Alabama; highest peak Mt. Mitchell 6684 feet (2037 meters)

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  • Appalachian Mountains — Appalachian redirects here. For the region, see Appalachia. Appalachian Mountains Appalachians Range …   Wikipedia

  • Appalachian Mountains — [< ? Apalachee Indians < ? AmInd (Choctaw)] mountain system located in E North America, extending from S Quebec to N Ala.: c. 1,600 mi (2,575 m); highest peak, Mt. Mitchell: also Appalachians …   English World dictionary

  • Appalachian Mountains — a mountain range in E North America, extending from S Quebec province to N Alabama. Highest peak, Mt. Mitchell, 6684 ft. (2037 m). Also called Appalachians. * * * Mountain system, eastern North America. The Appalachians, among the oldest… …   Universalium

  • Appalachian Mountains — Sp Apalãčų kalna Ap Appalachian Mountains L Š. Amerikos rytuose, JAV ir Kanadoje …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Appalachian Mountains — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Appalachians • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Appalachian Mountains —  eastern United States …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Appalachian Mountains — mtn. range E North America …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Appalachian Mountains — Appala′chian Moun′tains n. pl. geg a mountain range in E North America, extending from S Quebec province to N Alabama. Highest peak, Mt. Mitchell, 6684 ft. (2037 m). Also called Ap pa•la′chi•ans …   From formal English to slang

  • Appalachian Mountains — /æpəleɪʃən ˈmaʊntənz/ (say apuhlayshuhn mowntuhnz) plural noun a mountain system of eastern North America, extending from Quebec province in Canada to northern Alabama. Highest peak, Mt Mitchell, 2037 m. Also, the Appalachians …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cove (Appalachian Mountains) — For other meanings, see Cove (disambiguation). Miller s Cove in Tennessee is an example of a typical Appalachian cove, an enclosed valley in the mountains. In the central and southern Appalachian Mountains of Eastern North America, a cove is a… …   Wikipedia

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