What does Appalachian mean?

Definitions for Appalachian
ˌæp əˈleɪ tʃi ən, -tʃən, -ˈlætʃ i ən, -ˈlætʃ ənap·palachi·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Appalachianadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Appalachia

  2. Appalachianadjective

    in or relating to Appalachia


  1. Appalachiannoun

    A person from Appalachia.

  2. Appalachianadjective

    Referring to the region of Appalachia or its characteristics.

  3. Etymology: From a Native American village near present-day Tallahassee, Florida transcribed in Spanish as Apalchen or Apalachen [a.paˈla.tʃɛn]. The name was eventually used as for the tribe and region spreading well inland to the north. Now spelled "Appalachian", it is the fourth oldest surviving European place-name in the U.S. After the de Soto expedition in 1540, Spanish cartographers began to apply the name of the tribe to the mountains themselves. (compare)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appalachianadjective

    of or pertaining to a chain of mountains in the United States, commonly called the Allegheny mountains

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Appalachian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Appalachian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Appalachian in a Sentence

  1. Angie Hatton:

    We are facing every Appalachian person's nightmare in that we hate to ask for help, especially from outsiders.

  2. Columbia Gas:

    Shoemaker said.Lastly, after Columbia Gas is sold, an independent monitor chosen by the U.S. Department of Transportation will monitor a new companys activities to ensure compliance with state and federal safety regulations and report it to the government on a monthly basis. NiSource also has subsidiaries in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Kentucky and Virginia. As per a separate agreement, it will implement the recommendations made by the national transportation safety board in the wake of the gas explosions in Massachusetts two years ago. SUPREME COURT HEARS ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE CASE, ROBERTS WARNS OF IMPERMEABLE BARRIER ALONG APPALACHIAN TRAIL Columbia Gas, through a pattern of flagrant indifference, in the face of extreme risk to life and property, knowingly violated minimum safety standards for starting up and shutting down gas pipelines, Shoemaker said. Federal investigators blamed the explosions on over-pressurized gas lines, saying the company failed to account for critical pressure sensors as workers replaced century-old cast-iron pipes in Lawrence. That omission caused high-pressure gas to flood the neighborhoods distribution system at excessive levels. Todays resolution with the U.S. Attorneys Office is an important part of addressing the impact.

  3. Joshua Sutton via AP:

    I thought being cold and wet was going to be the hardest part of hiking the Appalachian Trail. But in actuality, it was the mental game of motivating and keeping an upbeat attitude to help Harvey stay positive and enjoy his hike.

  4. Patrick Hunter:

    The George Washington National Forest, Monongahela National Forest and Appalachian Trail are George Washington National Forest. The Administration was far too eager to trade them away for a pipeline conceived to deliver profit to The Administration developers, not gas to consumers, this pipeline is unnecessary and asking fracked gas customers to pay developers to blast this boondoggle through our public lands only adds insult to injury.

  5. Sunny Frothingham:

    Appalachian voters trusted President Trump to understand their needs and create good jobs – 95 percent of the counties covered by the Appalachian Regional Commission voted for him in 2016, cutting the ARC is an outright betrayal of Appalachian communities and would leave them without the funds to implement critical workforce, education and infrastructure projects.

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    I am an independent who hates everyone making all things into something political, which you did above. In the future, will avoid this site like the plague.
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