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Definition of the noun appalachians
What does appalachians mean as a name of something?
- 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
- lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- synonym of Appalachians: Appalachian Mountains
- instance of: chain / chain of mountains / mountain chain / mountain range / range / range of mountains = a series of hills or mountains
- part of: East / eastern United States = the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
- Appalachia = an impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains
- Allegheny Mountains / Alleghenies = the western part of the Appalachian Mountains
- Blue Ridge Mountains / Blue Ridge = a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
- Catskill Mountains / Catskills = a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York
- Cumberland Mountains / Cumberland Plateau = the southwestern part of the Appalachians
- Great Smoky Mountains = part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee
- Green Mountains = a range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont
- Taconic Mountains = a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
Alternative definition of the noun appalachians
- A range of mountains in eastern North America, running northeast from Alabama in the United States to Newfoundland in Canada, variously including or excluding the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York.
- The southern portion of the United States portion of this area, as a socioeconomic region.
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by Stanley L. Bentley
One of the extremely rare species of native orchids found in the southern Appalachians is the eastern prairie fringed orchid. As its name implies, this is a plant of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Far outside its normal range, ...
The United States of America (2007)
by Charles F. Gritzner
Interior Lowlands Moving eastward from the Rocky Mountains and stretching to the Appalachians is a huge area of lowland plains. The west-ern portion, the Great Plains, lies west of a line that roughly coincides with the 100th meridian and ...
The Catskill Delta (1985)
by Donald L. Woodrow, William D. Sevon
In summary, the sequence of paleomagnetically-defined displacement in the Northern Appalachians is a clockwise rotation of the most inboard terrane ( Traveler) in the Devonian, followed by a northward translation of both the Acadia and ...
Forest Physiography (1914)
Physiography of the United States & Principles of Soils in Relation to Forestry by Isaiah Bowman
CENTRAL DISTRICT The eastern boundary of the central district of the Newer Appalachians is the Blue Ridge; the Allegheny Front forms the western boundary. The latter is rugged and bold and faces southeast. It is the eastern edge of the ...
by Carol W. Hall, Norman E. Hall
A fascinating fact concerning the four genera so well represented in the Appalachians is that the same genera are also well represented in China—and in few if any other places in the world. Several theories exist to explain this. One is that all ...
National Cooper's Journal (1907)
As an additional argument for the establishment of this National forest in the Appalachians is that the South is now in a stage of unprecedented development, and will, in a few years, be able to utilize practically all of the water power within its ...
by Ian Whyte
anthropocene | Appalachians anthropocene Suggested by Paul Crutzen and Eugene Stoermer (2000) as a new geological epoch characterized by the dominant impact of humans on the global environment. They proposed that it started at the ...
Nelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)
Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman
Appalachians, the easternmost mountain system of N. America, separating the basin of the Mississippi from the streams flowing ...
by Paul A. Tenkotte, James C. Claypool
APPALACHIANS of Northern Kentucky; however, Northern Kentucky has been an important recipient of Appalachian migrants, who have enriched its cultural landscape. Many Appalachians are descended from Scotch-Irish immigrants who ...
An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
During shallow phases, swampy conditions would develop into the coal layers in the western Appalachians. Sand and mud layers from shoreline deposits form the sandstone and shale of both the Ridge and Valley and the Appalachian ...
by Andrew Smith
About ten thousand years ago, native Appalachians ate white-tailed deer, turkeys , squirrels, and raccoons. They also enjoyed hickory nuts, black walnuts, acorns, grapes, berries, and persimmons. The most prominent Native American foods of ...
by Raymond Hickey
From southto north the Appalachians cover the northeastern tip of Alabama, north Georgia, north west South Carolina, east Tennessee and Kentucky, a small portionof westNorth Carolina, allof West Virginia and the west of Virginiaextending ...
A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer Tucker, James R. Arnold, Roberta Wiener
Appalachian Mountains 29 Appalachians, not to mention the harsher climate and poor soil that are found in the highlands. The Appalachian region was occupied by Native Americans of various tribal affiliations, and until the mid-1700s only a ...
by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen
APPAlACHIANS The Appalachian mountain belt extends for 1,600 miles (2,600 km) along the east coast of North America, stretching from the st. Lawrence Valley in Quebec, Canada, to Alabama. many classifications consider the ...
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Scrabble value of A1P3P3A1L1A1C3H4I1A1N1S1
The value of this 12-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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