Cumberland Gap
geographical name mountain pass 1640 feet (500 meters) NE Tennessee through a ridge of the Cumberland Plateau SE of Middlesboro, Kentucky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cumberland Gap — Brouillard matinal dans le Cumberland Gap National Historic Park. Altitude 488 m Massif Montagnes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cumberland Gap — Cumberland Gap, TN U.S. town in Tennessee Population (2000): 204 Housing Units (2000): 111 Land area (2000): 0.323842 sq. miles (0.838748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.323842 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cumberland Gap — pass in the Cumberland Plateau, at the juncture of the Va., Ky., & Tenn. borders: c. 1,700 ft (518 m) high …   English World dictionary

  • Cumberland Gap — Cumberland Gap, Hauptpaßübergang über das Cumberlandgebirge (s.d.), 499 m ü. M., von über 400 m hohen Felswänden eingeschlossen, von der Eisenbahnlinie Knoxville Corbin überschritten. Er wurde 7. Sept. 1863 von den Unionisten genommen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cumberland Gap — This article is about a mountain pass in the southern Appalachian Mountains of the United States. For other uses, see Cumberland Gap (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Cumberland Narrows, a water gap in the Appalachian Mountains near… …   Wikipedia

  • Cumberland Gap — xx Cumberland Gap Ein nebliger Mor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cumberland Gap — a pass in the Cumberland Mountains at the junction of the Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee boundaries. 1315 ft. (401 m) high. * * * ▪ mountain pass, United States  natural pass (elevation 1,640 feet [500 metres]) that was cut through the… …   Universalium

  • Cumberland Gap — Cum′berland Gap′ n. geg a pass in the Cumberland Mountains at the junction of the Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee boundaries. 1315 ft. (401 m) high …   From formal English to slang

  • Cumberland Gap — noun a pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑mountain pass, ↑notch • Part Holonyms: ↑Cumberland Mountains, ↑Cumberland Plateau …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cumberland Gap — passage through Cumberland Mountains, betw. Tennessee and Virginia …   Webster's Gazetteer

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