Appalachia: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ap"u-lā'chē-u, -chu, -lach'ē-u, -lach'u), [key]
- a Paleozoic landmass, the erosion of which provided the sediments to form the rocks of the Appalachian Mountains.
- a region in the E United States, in the area of the S Appalachian Mountains, usually including NE Alabama, NW Georgia, NW South Carolina, E Tennessee, W Virginia, E Kentucky, West Virginia, and SW Pennsylvania.
- appalachia (Thesaurus)