Appalachian Mountains

geographical name
Ap·​pa·​la·​chian Mountains | \ ˌa-pə-ˈlā-ch(ē-)ən How to pronounce Appalachian Mountains (audio) , -sh(ē-)ən; -ˈla-ch(ē-)ən How to pronounce Appalachian Mountains (audio) \

Definition of Appalachian Mountains

mountain system of eastern North America extending from Labrador and New Brunswick southwest to northern Alabama; highest peak Mount Mitchell 6684 feet (2037 meters)

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