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Origin of Appalachia
Words nearby Appalachia
Example sentences from the Web for Appalachia
Pockets of persistent poverty exist in Appalachia, in the Mississippi Delta region, along the Texas-Mexico border, in the central corridor of California, in the Southwest and in the northern Plains — all places where well-paid jobs are scarce.What you think you know about poverty is probably wrong|Rosa Brooks|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Mortality from drug overdoses rose consistently in every state, especially in Appalachia, New England and parts of the Midwest ravaged by industrial job losses.COVID-19 has exacerbated a troubling U.S. health trend: premature deaths|Bruce Bower|March 5, 2021|Science News
Zermatt, which is now perhaps the most posh resort on earth, was once poorer than 1930s Appalachia.
Rogers has since promoted the program as a key economic driver in Appalachia.The Elk, the Tourists and the Missing Coal Country Jobs|by R.G. Dunlop, Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting|October 22, 2020|ProPublica
Vast pockets of both continued to exist well after that—in Appalachia and the inner cities, for example—and some exist still.
President Lyndon Johnson had just taken a tour of communities in Appalachia without electricity, running water, or sewage systems.
He saw a similarly large collapse in Appalachia, home to large numbers of lower-income whites.What Links the Neo-Confederate Virginia Flaggers, Barack Obama & Race|Jamelle Bouie|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The coal industry is blowing the tops off mountains in Appalachia.Mark Ruffalo on the Gulf Gas-Well Blowout and Why We Need to Kick Fossil Fuels to the Curb|Mark Ruffalo|July 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In rural Appalachia, the drug is sometimes referred to as “hillbilly heroin.”‘Oxyana’ Documentary at Tribeca Exposes the OxyContin Epidemic|Marlow Stern|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first problem of Appalachia to-day is the very same problem as that of western Pennsylvania in 1784.
Every stranger in Appalachia is quick to note the high percentage of defectives among the people.
Throughout Appalachia such words as last, past, advantage, are pronounced with the same vowel sound as is heard in man.
I cannot quit this topic without reference to the bizarre and original place-names that sprinkle the map of Appalachia.
The United States topographers report that in Appalachia, as a whole, the mountain slopes occupy 90 per cent.
British Dictionary definitions for Appalachia
Cultural definitions for Appalachia
A mountainous region in the eastern United States, running from northern Alabama to Pennsylvania, and including parts of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and all of West Virginia.