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Appalachian Mountains   /ˌæpəlˈeɪtʃən mˈaʊntənz/   Listen
Appalachian Mountains

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.  Synonym: Appalachians.

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... valuable species of the genus. It ranges over the sandy plain that borders the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, from southeastern Virginia to eastern Texas. The northern limit is approximately the centre of the Southern and Gulf States, with a northern extension in Alabama to the base of the Appalachian Mountains and to northwestern Louisiana. Its southern limit lies near the centre of the ...
— The Genus Pinus • George Russell Shaw

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