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Cumberland Mountains   /kˈəmbərlənd mˈaʊntənz/   Listen
Cumberland Mountains

noun
1.
The southwestern part of the Appalachians.  Synonym: Cumberland Plateau.






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"Cumberland Mountains" Quotes from Famous Books



... The skin is such, also, that it cracks badly, a defect seemingly transmitted to many of the seedlings of the variety. The vine is strong, healthy, hardy but not very productive. The original vine of Taylor was a wild seedling found in the early part of the last century on the Cumberland Mountains near the Kentucky-Tennessee line ...
— Manual of American Grape-Growing • U. P. Hedrick

... of June the third the sun rose beautifully over the Cumberland Mountains, flooding the valley of the Sequatchie, as we descended into it with lighter hearts than we had felt for many a day. As we rode down the mountain, my companion recognized the localities in the distance, and described the route ...
— Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army • William G. Stevenson



Words linked to "Cumberland Mountains" :   chain, chain of mountains, mountain range, Appalachians, mountain chain, range of mountains, range, Cumberland Gap, Appalachian Mountains



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