Adirondack

[ ad-uh-ron-dak ]
/ ˌæd əˈrɒn dæk /
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noun, plural Ad·i·ron·dacks, (especially collectively) Ad·i·ron·dack.

a member of an Algonquian people living mainly north of the St. Lawrence River.
Adirondacks. Adirondack Mountains.

Origin of Adirondack

probably earlier than 1865–70, Americanism

Definition for adirondack (2 of 2)

Adirondack Mountains

plural noun

a mountain range in NE New York: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Marcy, 5344 feet (1629 meters).

Also called Adirondacks.
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British Dictionary definitions for adirondack

Adirondack Mountains

Adirondacks

/ (ˌædɪˈrɒndæk) /

pl n

a mountain range in NE New York State. Highest peak: Mount Marcy, 1629 m (5344 ft)

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Culture definitions for adirondack

Adirondack Mountains

[ (ad-uh-ron-dak) ]

Mountain range in northeastern New York state.


Note

The region is a resort area.
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