a mountain range in NE New York: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Marcy, 5344 feet (1629 meters).
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Also called Adirondacks.
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British Dictionary definitions for adirondack mountains
/ (ˌædɪˈrɒndæk) /
a mountain range in NE New York State. Highest peak: Mount Marcy, 1629 m (5344 ft)
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Culture definitions for adirondack mountains
[ (ad-uh-ron-dak) ]
Mountain range in northeastern New York state.
The region is a resort area.
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