Alleghenian
adjective see Allegheny

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  • Alleghenian — Al le*ghe ni*an, a. Also Alleghanian Al le*gha ni*an (Biogeography) Pertaining to or designating the humid division of the Transition zone extending across the northern United States from New England to eastern Dakota, and including also most of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alleghenian — al·le·ghe·ni·an …   English syllables

  • alleghenian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alleghenian orogeny — The Alleghenian orogeny or Appalachian orogeny is one of the geological mountain forming events (orogeny) that formed the Appalachian Mountains and Allegheny Mountains. The term and spelling Alleghany Orogeny (sic) originally proposed by H.P.… …   Wikipedia

  • Alleghenian orogeny — formerly Appalachian Revolution Mountain building event that affected the Appalachian Geosyncline in the late Permian period (c. 286–248 million years ago). The Alleghenian orogeny is most pronounced in the central and southern Appalachian… …   Universalium

  • trans-Alleghenian — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • trans-Alleghenian — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alleghanian — Alleghenian Al le*ghe ni*an, a. Also Alleghanian Al le*gha ni*an (Biogeography) Pertaining to or designating the humid division of the Transition zone extending across the northern United States from New England to eastern Dakota, and including… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allegheny — Alleghenian, Alleghanian, adj. /al i gay nee/, n. a river flowing NW from Pennsylvania into SW New York and then S through W Pennsylvania, joining the Monongahela at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River. 325 mi. (525 km) long. * * * ▪ county,… …   Universalium

  • Monetons — West Virginia s Moneton tribe on the Kanawha Valley [Kahnawáˀkye in Tuscarora (Iroquois) means waterway , kye is augmentive suffix. Kaniatarowanenneh means big waterway in Mohawk (Iroquois). Lachler, McElwain, and Burke… …   Wikipedia

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