Cumberland Mountains


plural noun

a plateau largely in Kentucky and Tennessee, a part of the Appalachian Mountains: highest point, about 4,000 feet (1,220 meters).

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Cultural definitions for Cumberland Mountains

Cumberland Mountains

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

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