Adirondack

[ ad-uh-ron-dak ]
/ ˌæd əˈrɒn dæk /

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.

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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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Cultural definitions for adirondack

Adirondack Mountains
[ (ad-uh-ron-dak) ]

Mountain range in northeastern New York state.

notes for Adirondack Mountains

The region is a resort area.
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