[ kats-kil ]
/ ˈkæts kɪl /
a range of low mountains in E New York: resort area. Highest peak, Slide Mountain, 4204 feet (1281 meters).
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Are There Any Words That Use “W” As A Vowel?“Cwm” (a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain, sometimes containing a lake; a cirque) and “crwth” (an ancient Celtic musical instrument), both from the Welsh, use w as a vowel – standing for the same sound that oo stands for in boom and booth. “Crwth” is also spelled “crowd.” However, in words like “low” and “bow,” one can make a good case that the letter w represents a vowel. Both of these words end …
Also called Cats·kills.
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British Dictionary definitions for catskill mountains
/ (ˈkætskɪl) /
a mountain range in SE New York State: resort. Highest peak: Slide Mountain, 1261 m (4204 ft)Also called: Catskills
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