Appalachians


Appalachians
Ap|pa|la|chi|ans
also the Appalachian Mountains
the Appalachians
a long ↑range of mountains in northeast America that go southwest from Quebec in Canada to Alabama in the US

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Appalachians — (izg. epelèičienz) m mn DEFINICIJA geogr. planinski masiv u Sjevernoj Americi, dug o. 3200 km, širok do 500 km, najviši vrh Mount Mitchell (2037 m) ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Appalachians — noun a) 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 in northern New York. b) The southern portion of the United States portion… …   Wiktionary

  • Appalachians — n. mountain range in eastern North America which extends from southern Canada to northern Alabama in the USA …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Appalachians — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Appalachian Mountains • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Urban Appalachians — are people from Appalachia who are living in metropolitan areas outside of the region. Because migration has been occurring for decades, most are not first generation migrants from the region but are long term city dwellers. People have been… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Appalachians — The geology of the Appalachians dates back to more than 480 million years ago. A look at rocks exposed in today s Appalachian mountains reveals elongate belts of folded and thrust faulted marine sedimentary rocks, volcanic rocks and slivers of… …   Wikipedia

  • Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians — The Ridge and Valley Appalachians, also called the Ridge and Valley Province or the Valley and Ridge Appalachians, are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian division and are also a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from …   Wikipedia

  • 1944 Appalachians tornado outbreak — The 1944 Appalachians tornado outbreak was a deadly tornado outbreak that hit the Midwest and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States on June 22 23, 1944. Particularly hard hit was the town of Shinnston, West Virginia in Harrison County… …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Appalachians Seismic Zone — The Northern Applachians Seismic Zone is an active seismic zone in the Appalachian Mountains of eastern North America, extending from New Brunswick southwards into New England and Boston.[1] References ^ Earthquake zones in Eastern Canada .… …   Wikipedia

  • Απαλάχια — (Appalachians). Ορεινό συγκρότημα της Βόρειας Αμερικής, ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα μορφολογικά στοιχεία της ηπείρου· καταλαμβάνει μια περιοχή που εκτείνεται από τον κόλπο του Μεξικού μέχρι τον ποταμόκολπο του Σεν Λόρενς, περνώντας έτσι από όλες τις… …   Dictionary of Greek


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