Allegheny



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.
a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia: a part of the Appalachian Mountains.
Contemporary Examples

Her new book, Allegheny County, The Story of America’s Crumbling Infrastructure will be published by FSG in 2013.
Participants in the 2011 Women in the World Summit The Daily Beast February 28, 2011

Historical Examples

In 1900 the Negroes of Allegheny county paid taxes on property valued at $963,000.
Charities and the Commons: The Pittsburgh Survey, Part I: The People Various

He suggested the Indian trail across the Allegheny Mountains.
Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field

“Pennsylvania is a beautiful state,” decided Ethel Brown as they penetrated the splendid hills of the Allegheny range.
Ethel Morton’s Enterprise Mabell S.C. Smith

The Allegheny Mountains also held the settlers back for a long time.
Conservation Reader Harold W. Fairbanks

Allegheny Valley Railway, bonds marketed by Mr. Carnegie, 167-71.
Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie

He received a common school education in Pittsburgh and Allegheny.
All About Coffee William H. Ukers

It receives in its generally placid bosom some of the greatest rivers flowing down from the Allegheny Mountains.
America, Volume I (of 6) Joel Cook

I took him in my buggy and took him across to Allegheny City.
Report of the Committee Appointed to Investigate the Railroad Riots in July, 1877 Various

It was followed by giving a public library and hall to Allegheny City—our first home in America.
Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie

plural noun
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)
Allegheny Mountains [(al-uh-gay-nee)]

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

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    a mountain range in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Historical Examples It receives in its generally placid bosom some of the greatest rivers flowing down from the Allegheny Mountains. America, Volume I (of 6) Joel Cook He suggested the Indian trail across the Allegheny Mountains. Watch Yourself Go […]



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