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APPALACHIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Appalachia mean? 

APPALACHIA (noun)
  The noun APPALACHIA has 1 sense:

1. an impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)

  Familiarity information: APPALACHIA used as a noun is very rare.


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APPALACHIA (noun)


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Meaning:

An impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Holonyms ("Appalachia" is a part of...):

Appalachian Mountains; Appalachians (a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early westward expansion of the United States)


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