HyperDic: appalachians

English > 1 sense of the word Appalachians:
NOUNobjectAppalachians, Appalachian Mountainsa mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico
Appalachians > pronunciation
Soundsae'pahlae'chahnz; ae.pahley'chahnz; ae.pahley'shahnz
RhymesAleutians ... transactions: 47 rhymes with ahnz...
English > Appalachians: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA 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.
SynonymAppalachian Mountains
Instance ofrange, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountainsA series of hills or mountains
Part ofEast, eastern United StatesThe region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
PartsAlleghenies, Allegheny MountainsThe western part of the Appalachian Mountains
AppalachiaAn impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)
Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue RidgeA range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
Catskills, Catskill MountainsA range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York
Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland PlateauThe southwestern part of the Appalachians
Great Smoky MountainsPart of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee
Green MountainsA range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont
Taconic MountainsA range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont

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