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English noun: Appalachians

1. Appalachians (object) 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


SynonymsAppalachian Mountains


Instance hypernymchain, chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains


Part holonymAlleghenies, Allegheny Mountains, Appalachia, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Catskill Mountains, Catskills, Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau, Great Smoky Mountains, Green Mountains, Taconic Mountains


Part meronymEast, eastern United States









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