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Definition of the noun alleghenies

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noun - plural: -

  1. the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia

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Google previewHearings (1908)

by United States. 60th Congress. 2d session., 1908-1909. House. [from old catalog]

Between the Missouri River and the Alleghenies is a mixed market, where it is a fight for the market, a fight every day.

Google previewSchedule F. Tobacco, and manufactures of (1909)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means, Sereno Elisha Payne

Between the Missouri River and the Alleghenies is a mixed market, where it is a fight for the market, a fight every ...

Google previewRoad Biking Western Pennsylvania (2004)

by Jim Homerosky

Although McConnellsburg is quite a haul for most folks, a trip to the Southern Alleghenies is a rewarding experience. Recreational opportunities abound, and the region's small towns offer warmth and hospitality. McConnellsburg, county seat ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Major League Baseball Clubs (2006)

by Steven A. Riess

A year later, however, the Alleghenies paid a $25 entrance fee and joined the newly formed International Association, a 15-team league set up as a rival to the NL. Though the league had a law banning the practice of revolving— “a person ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of American Business Leaders (1983)

by John N. Ingham

In 1770 the group petitioned for a grant of some 20 million acres lying between the Alleghenies and the upper Ohio. A scheme had been devised for a new colony, to be called "Vandalia," and a tentative frame of government had been decided ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

also called Alleghenies, a vast mountain range in North America, extending for 1,300 miles from Cape Gaspé, on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, S. W. to Alabama. The system_ has been divided into three great sections: the northern (including the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britanica (1889)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Supplement

Its range is from southeast Pennsylvania along the Alleghenies to central Alabama, and westward through_Kentucky and Tennessee. to north-east Miss1ssippi, it also oeUmbrella Tree. curring in central and south-west Arkansas. It is most ...

Google previewNelson's Biographical Dictionary and Historical Reference Book of Erie County, Pennsylvania (1896)

Containing a Condensed History of Pennsylvania, of Erie County, and of the Several Cities, Boroughs and Townships in the County Also Portraits and Biographies of the Governor's Since 1790, and of Numerous Representative Citizens by Benjamin Whitman

The bituminous coal fields are, in general, on the western slope of the Alleghenies, while the anthracite mines are limited to the eastern side, along and between the Susquehanna, Schuylkill and Lehigh rivers. The mountains and hills give rise ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1896)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature by William Harrison De Puy, T. S. Baynes

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, a comprehensive term for the numerous ranges of high hills — called also the Alleghenies — which traverse the eastern part of the United States, ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1G2H4E1N1I1E1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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