Dictionary.com

Cumberland Mountains

Save This Word!

plural noun
a plateau largely in Kentucky and Tennessee, a part of the Appalachian Mountains: highest point, about 4,000 feet (1,220 meters).
QUIZ
FIRE UP YOUR VOCAB FOR A "RED" SYNONYMS QUIZ
No fire engine reds here, only a fierce collection of vibrant words for the color red to test yourself on.
Question 1 of 7
What does "amaranth" mean?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also called Cumberland Plateau .

Words nearby Cumberland Mountains

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Cumberland Mountains in a sentence

Cultural definitions for Cumberland Mountains

Cumberland Mountains

Southwestern division of the Appalachian Mountains; sometimes called the Cumberland Plateau.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
FEEDBACK