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Definition of the noun blue ridge mountains

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  1. a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia


The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range. This province consists of northern and southern physiographic regions, which divide near the Roanoke River gap. The mountain range is located in the eastern United States, starting at its southernmost portion in Georgia, then ending northward in Pennsylvania. To the west of the Blue Ridge, between it and the bulk of the Appalachians, lies the Great Appalachian Valley, bordered on the west by the Ridge and Valley province of the Appalachian range.


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Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

The The Blue Ridge Mountains are covered with forests in most.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Civil War (2002)

by Terry L. Jones

The nearest standing bridges across the river that would allow Jackson to escape eastward across the Blue Ridge Mountains were at Port Republic, where the North and South Rivers joined to form the South Fork of the Shenandoah. On June ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

Blue Ridge Mountains An Appalachian Mountain range extending from northern Georgia to southern Pennsylvania. Also called the Blue Ridge. bobwhite A name hillfolk give to the common quail. bob wire A pronunciation of barbed wire.

Google previewThe New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2004)

What Your Child Needs to Know by Eric Donald Hirsch, William G. Rowland, Michael Stanford

Blue Ridge Mountains The Blue Ridge Mountains, part of the APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN chain, are mostly in VIRGINIA and NORTH CAROLINA. Boston Boston is the capital of MASSACHUSETTS and the largest city in NEW ENGLAND.

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Blue Ridge mountains. O. Mississippi Delta cotton and feed grains region.

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

The North Carolina section of the APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS includes both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains, containing more than 200 mountains with elevations of more than 500 ft (152 m). These mountains tend ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

BLUCB Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley blue bullet blue-tipped bullet color-coded to indicate its incendiary purpose Blue Ridge Blue Ridge Mountains of the Appalachian range; ...

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