Ap·​pa·​la·​chian ˌa-pə-ˈlā-ch(ē-)ən How to pronounce Appalachian (audio) -ˈla- How to pronounce Appalachian (audio)
: a native or resident of the Appalachian mountain area

Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Appalachian was in 1965

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“Appalachian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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