[ al-i-gey-nee ]

  1. a river flowing NW from Pennsylvania into SW New York and then S through W Pennsylvania, joining the Monongahela at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River. 325 miles (525 km) long.

Other words from Allegheny

  • Al·le·ghe·ni·an, Al·le·gha·ni·an, adjective
  • trans-Al·le·ghe·ni·an, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Allegheny in a sentence

  • But there still lay the Alleghenies, their crags and gorges.

  • The units betook themselves home to fireside and supper, and the sun set behind the Alleghenies.

    The Long Roll | Mary Johnston
  • I found them in a small Pennsylvania town in the Alleghenies, once a company owned miningvillage.

  • Surely that giant, who my neighbor expects is to bound up the Alleghenies, will have his handkerchief scented with that.

    How to Know the Ferns | Frances Theodora Parsons
  • The Southern Alleghenies, the old Cherokee country, abound with crystals of various kinds, as well as with minerals.

    Myths of the Cherokee | James Mooney