Appalachian

noun
Ap·​pa·​la·​chian | \ ˌa-pə-ˈlā-ch(ē-)ən , -ˈla-, -sh(ē-)ən \

Definition of Appalachian

: a native or resident of the Appalachian mountain area

First Known Use of Appalachian

1965, in the meaning defined above

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