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Catskill Mountains


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A range of the Appalachian Mountains in southeast New York just west of the Hudson River. The mountains, rising to 1,282.2 m (4,204 ft), include popular resort areas.

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  • proper n. an upland area in the north of the state of New York

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas


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  • Of course, the Catskill Mountains are the _pièce de résistance_ of this trip, and amongst the places where one would like to stop is Fishkill,

    Lines in Pleasant Places Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler

  • Fast forward a couple Hundred years to September 10th through the 14th 2008 and now what draws hundreds of American Bikers every year to the Catskill Mountains is the Blackthorne Resort in East Durham and the Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally.


  • The skein of lies and lawsuits stretches from California to the Catskill Mountains, the filmmakers found.

    Revenge on the Rooftop

  • With the storm moving north, the number of power outages in Massachusetts eclipsed half a million, and dramatic flooding began in the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River Valley.

    Weakened Irene Rakes Coast

  • On a recent afternoon, Aidan and his parents admitted they were somewhat baffled by the attention for a project that began two years ago on a winter hiking trip through the Catskill Mountains.

    A Youngster's Bright Idea Is Something New Under the Sun

  • So, the owners of Smorgas Chef, a Scandinavian restaurant group in the city, came up with an unusual solution last December: create their own farm at the base of the Catskill Mountains to grow ingredients commonly used in Nordic cooking.

    Taste of Scandinavia, via Catskills

  • "I found this in the Catskill Mountains," he explained.

    Artist Curates Tea for a Few

  • Throughout upstate New York's Catskill Mountains, several small towns have been completely submerged by floodwaters, which have roared down the region's many rivers and streams.

    Hurricane Irene 2011: Upstate New York, Vermont Face Major Flooding

  • I enjoyed the holidays in an old farm house nestled on a pastured hillside in the western part of the Catskill Mountains.

    Wendy Gordon: The Common Good

  • New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who lobbied hard to repeal the rule to spark casino development in the economically hard-hit Catskill Mountains, called the Bureau's move a "ground-breaking action" that removes "what was an insurmountable hurdle on the path to a Catskills casino."

    Casino Developments Get a Boost


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