[ ad-uh-ron-dak ]

noun,plural Ad·i·ron·dacks, (especially collectively) Ad·i·ron·dack.
  1. a member of an Algonquian people living mainly north of the St. Lawrence River.

  2. the Adirondacks. Adirondack Mountains.

Origin of Adirondack

Probably earlier than 1865–70, Americanism

Words Nearby Adirondack Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Adirondack in a sentence

  • Sparkling with 7,500 lights, the two-ton Adirondack was larger than any ever used before.

  • This was the beginning of the Adirondack road, of which Colonel Davis was the president when he died in '88.

  • This service was established in 1909 with lookout stations on the tops of all the high peaks in the Adirondack range.

    Muskrat City | Henry Abbott
  • In his place an equally interesting figure—the Adirondack guide—navigates single-handed the rivers and lakes of the "North Woods."

    Duffels | Edward Eggleston
  • Fig. 218 shows the well-known portage pack basket which is used by the guides in the Adirondack regions.

  • The sun, over the Adirondack foot-hills, hung above bands of smouldering cloud.

    The Firing Line | Robert W. Chambers