Allegheny

[ al-i-gey-nee ]
/ ˌæl ɪˈgeɪ ni /

noun

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.

Related forms

Al·le·ghe·ni·an, Al·le·gha·ni·an, adjectivetrans-Al·le·ghe·ni·an, adjective

Definition for allegheny (2 of 2)

Allegheny Mountains


plural noun

a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia: a part of the Appalachian Mountains.
Also called Al·le·ghe·nies.
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British Dictionary definitions for allegheny

Allegheny Mountains

Alleghenies

/ (ˌælɪˈɡeɪnɪ) /

pl n

a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia: part of the Appalachian system; rising from 600 m (2000 ft) to over 1440 m (4800 ft)
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Culture definitions for allegheny

Allegheny Mountains

[ (al-uh-gay-nee) ]

Western part of the Appalachian Mountains, extending from northern Pennsylvania southwest to southwestern Virginia.

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