• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Taconic (Geol) Designating, or pertaining to, the series of rocks forming the Taconic mountains in Western New England. They were once supposed to be older than the Cambrian, but later proved to belong to the Lower Silurian and Cambrian.
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In literature:

A hamlet that stood in Sage's ravine, on the east side of the Dome of the Taconics, was assailed in the same way after nightfall.
"Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete" by Charles M. Skinner
Taconic, this morning (4th), was a black purple, as dense and distinct as Monument Mountain itself.
"Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Montesma is as well known at Havana as the Morro Fort or the Tacon Theatre.
"Phantom Fortune, A Novel" by M. E. Braddon
In the evening was a masked ball in the Tacon Theatre, a spacious building, one of the largest of its kind in the world.
"Letters of a Traveller" by William Cullen Bryant
He told me that the first governor-general who had rendered real service to the people was Tacon.
"Lands of the Slave and the Free" by Henry A. Murray
To Governor-General Tacon seems due much of the credit for the improvement beyond the walls.
"Cuba, Old and New" by Albert Gardner Robinson
The fish market and the "Tacon" theatre too, are well worth a visit.
"The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner" by John Wilkinson
Tacon arrested the jailers in that case.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
Pedro sought and obtained an audience with General Tacon.
"The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba" by Walter Goodman
The celebrations of the occasion culminate in a grand public masquerade ball given in the Tacon Theatre.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou

In news:

The street will be close west of Tacon Street.
Alexis McComb – Taconic Hills.
Shaun Pero, 17, practices tig welding Thursday in the metal shop at Taconic High School.
Signs made by students promoting positive choices hang in the main lobby of Taconic High School in Pittsfield as part of the school’s Open Your Eyes program.
Downtown's Biggest Chunk—Nearly 1 Million Feet Up For Lease in Taconic 's 375 Pearl.
The remains of a minivan along the Taconic State Parkway near Mt Pleasant, N.Y. On Sunday, July 26, 2009.
What do you do with the grief and guilt when your wife drives the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway with a van full of kids and a body full of alcohol, and ends up in a crash that kills eight.
Taconic Parkway Crash Mom's Remains Finally to Be Retested.
After Diane Schuler drove the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway and killed eight people because — according to the Westchester medical examiner — she was drunk and high, her husband and family vowed to clear her name.
Along the Taconic State Parkway near the Westchester-Putnam line.
Katie Couric comments on Diane Schuler's collision with a truck on the Taconic State Parkway that killed eight people.
Taconic sophomore Molly Murphy discusses her art project with a group of high school students during a science demonstration at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield.
Copake Falls campground and Taconic State Park.
Frank Becerra, Jr Wrong way driving can end in fatal accidents, like this one on the Taconic State Parkway in 2009.
Each summer, Parsons Dance makes its way up the Taconic State Parkway to stir things up at PS/21 where its eager fans await.