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Alleghenies

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Alleghenies the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Europe extends to the Alleghenies; America lies beyond.”

Usage

In literature:

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
A long series of experiments at Allegheny was completed in the summer of 1881 on the crest of Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
The vegetation on this ridge appears superior to that of the Allegheny.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
He was the son of a well-to-do Scottish woolen-mill owner in Allegheny, Pa., where he was born, July 11, 1839.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
A History of the Region of Pennsylvania North of the Allegheny River.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
Allegheny City, Pa., 21.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
In 1900, the negro population of Allegheny county, in which Pittsburgh is situated, was 27,753.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
Allegheny Valley and cancer, 34.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Finally they decided to settle in Allegheny City, just across the river from Pittsburg.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
It is called the Allegheny River, and runs into the Ohio.
"The Story of Our Country"
Allegheny, the tail-ender, scored 19 points.
"Harper's Round Table, June 25, 1895" by Various
Allegheny, Pa., gift of conservatories, 42.
"The Library and Society" by Various
They flew high over the rugged Alleghenies and then dropped down over Jersey toward the metropolis.
"Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines" by Ruthe S. Wheeler
Also called Allegheny City.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Some eight or ten years ago I was hunting the Allegheny Mountains.
"Mink Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
The flood reached from the Rockies to the Alleghenies.
"Held for Orders" by Frank H. Spearman
Your Sheriff, the Sheriff of Allegheny County, of the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
LANGLEY, S. P., and VERY, F. W.: 1890, On the Cheapest Form of Light from Studies at the Allegheny Observatory.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
He had taken no fee for lands beyond the Alleghenies.
"Give Me Liberty" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Bell (William S.), b. in Allegheny city, Pennsylvania, 10 Feb. 1832.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
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In poetry:

Look down, ye Alleghenies, into the Conemaugh vale,
And see the rising waters, and hear the bitter wail;
The swollen streams now empty their contents in the lake,
The waters rise to kiss the skies and walls of granite shake.
"The Johnstown Disaster, 1889" by Joseph Horatio Chant

In news:

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.
The Allegheny County medical examiner's office today identified the body found Sunday in the Monongahela River as that of Ronald Coleman, 57, of West Homestead .
North Allegheny becomes first Quad-A team to win back-to-back-to back championships.
Given ongoing struggles with Pittsburgh's pension funding, the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy decided to examine how the other 129 municipalities in the county are faring with their plans.
1270 Allegheny Drive, Colorado Springs Northwest/Rockrimmon CO 80919.
The kiosk is a project of the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau.
) 7 120 1 Central Tech 2 94 1 East 2 58 1 General McLane 1 59 0 Warren 1 25 1 General McLane 1 26 0 West Allegheny 3 25 0 Bishop McDevitt- 0 0 0 Totals 36 819 11 - injured on second offensive play --Tom Reisenweber.
School South Allegheny High School.
Wilson's Jesse Poore runs for a touchdown on the opening kickoff, one of the few highlights in the Bulldogs' 45-10 loss to North Allegheny in a PIAA Class AAAA semifinal Saturday at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona.
Wilson's Jesse Poore runs for a touchdown on the opening kickoff, one of the few highlights in the Bulldogs' 45-10 loss to North Allegheny in a PIAA Class AAAA semifinal Saturday at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona.
Ryan Stanko scored a game-high 31 points and collected 10 rebounds as Allegheny beat Thiel 86-75 in double overtime Wednesday.
A photographer who's studied 70 mental hospitals in 30 states will share his work in a lecture at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston.
(AP) — A photographer who's studied 70 mental hospitals in 30 states will share his work in a lecture at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston.
Huge lake trout released into Allegheny Reservoir.
Allegheny is one of only seven schools in its category recognized as an "Up-and-Comer" -- and is tied with the University of Richmond for the No.
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