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
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- 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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I crossed the Catskill Mountains and got that surprising panoramic view of the land beyond from the top.