Allegheny Mountains


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Allegheny Mountains the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
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In literature:

Beyond the mountain barrier, the Conemaugh, the Kiskiminitas, and the Allegheny were followed to Pittsburgh.
"The Paths of Inland Commerce" by Archer B. Hulbert
It was about the middle of the Seventeenth Century when the first English colonists climbed the summits of the Allegheny Mountains.
"My Native Land" by James Cox
The rough ridge to the right is 'the Allegheny System' of mountains.
"Life in a Thousand Worlds" by William Shuler Harris
The pine resembled the famous white pine of the Allegheny mountains, and predominated.
"Through Forest and Fire" by Edward Ellis
If overpowered we must cross the Allegheny mountains.
"The American Revolution and the Boer War, An Open Letter to Mr. Charles Francis Adams on His Pamphlet "The Confederacy and the Transvaal"" by Sydney G. Fisher
He suggested the Indian trail across the Allegheny Mountains.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
It lay for all that day up and down, in and out, among the wildest passes of the Allegheny Mountains.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
The Allegheny Mountains also held the settlers back for a long time.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Their camp was now situated on one of a series of diluvial ridges which forms the highest ground between the Allegheny and Rocky Mountains.
"Sword and Pen" by John Algernon Owens
Beyond that lay hundreds of miles of Allegheny mountains and the region farther on.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston

In news:

Trucking can be an uphill battle in the Allegheny Mountain Range .
Trucking can be an uphill battle in the Allegheny Mountain Range.
The British colonies were mainly along the eastern seaboard west to the Allegheny Mountains.
Nestled in the highest valley east of the Rockies in a picturesque region of West Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, lies a high altitude ski area which has become known for its extended season of snow cover.
Sister Frances Krumpelman, a nun for 65 years who serves as the order's historian, said the order was formed after Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget formed a Roman Catholic diocese in Bardstown, the first one west of the Allegheny Mountains.
The Allegheny Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau is preparing to unveil a new name design.
A few years ago a large natural gas field was discovered several thousand feet under the Allegheny Mountains and their western foothills.