Allegheny

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Allegheny a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Ohio river forms at the confluence of the Allegheny and the Monongahela.
    • Allegheny Of or pertaining to the Allegheny Mountains, or the region where they are situated. Also Al"le*gha`ny.
    • Allegheny (Geol) Pertaining to or designating a subdivision of the Pennsylvanian coal measure.
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Europe extends to the Alleghenies; America lies beyond.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the Allegheny, River, Pennsylvania

Usage

In literature:

I found them in a small Pennsylvania town in the Alleghenies, once a company owned miningvillage.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
Bow down, ye Alleghenies, and weep o'er thousands slain, Who yesterday were all intent this present world to gain.
"Gleams of Sunshine" by Joseph Horatio Chant
These were called the Alligewi, from which we have derived the name Allegheny.
"Stories of New Jersey" by Frank Richard Stockton
Migration might just as well have moved west from Virginia and across the Alleghenies.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
Allegheny, "S. M. Y.," 5.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898" by Various
The Allegheny Mountains also held the settlers back for a long time.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Crossed the lofty Allegheny.
"Narrative of Richard Lee Mason in the Pioneer West, 1819" by Richard Lee Mason
J. J. Morrow, 94 Pennsylvania Ave., Allegheny, Pa., a 3-lens microscope with a few mounted specimens, for Vols.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Along the banks of the now turbulent Allegheny were placed watchers for dead bodies, and all wreckage was carefully scanned for the dead.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
Allegheny county, in which Pittsburgh is located, conducted the most efficient county campaign.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
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In poetry:

Look down, ye Alleghenies, into the Conemaugh vale,
And see the rising waters, and hear the bitter wail;
The swollen streams now empty their contents in the lake,
The waters rise to kiss the skies and walls of granite shake.
"The Johnstown Disaster, 1889" by Joseph Horatio Chant

In news:

Scott police charged Charles Jones, 55, with impersonating a police officer because employees at a McDonald's there said he tried to score free meals at least three times by claiming to be an Allegheny County police detective.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who died after jumping into the Allegheny River while fleeing police in Pittsburgh.
Serving Montgomery County, PA. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who died after jumping into the Allegheny River while fleeing police in Pittsburgh.
A key partner in the effort is Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, where the fund is managed.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Allegheny County, Pa. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald will submit legislation to county council seeking approval for construction of a mock oil-and-gas production facility.
Tonight, Kugler got his first recruit -- and it's a star quarterback from North Allegheny High School.
The British colonies were mainly along the eastern seaboard west to the Allegheny Mountains.
(AP) — Biologists have released about 1,200 baby gilt darters into the Allegheny River and Oswayo Creek in western New York as part of efforts to restore populations of the endangered fish.
In all likelihood, the final analysis of the ill-fated Allegheny Center for the Arts building project and the squandering of $500,000 of state grant money will come down to sloppiness on several levels.
She's the owner and operator of Martina Guerra Goldsmith , 1102 Allegheny St.
The Allegheny Grange recently honored John H and Vivian I Hall, Benton, as Grangers of the Year.
Friends and family will gather this weekend at the National Cemetary of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, and at national cemetaries across the country, to honor the memory of veterans buried there.
The Allegheny County medical examiner's office today identified the body found Sunday in the Monongahela River as that of Ronald Coleman, 57, of West Homestead.
The East Allegheny School District and the East Allegheny Education Association are back to the drawing board after negotiations tonight failed to produce a teachers' contract agreement.
West ­Allegheny thrashes West Mifflin with Wildcat offense.
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