Appalachian: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ap"u-lā'chē-un, -chun, -lach'ē-un, lach'un), [key]
- of or pertaining to the Appalachian Mountains.
- of or pertaining to the region of Appalachia, its inhabitants, or their culture.
- of or pertaining to the orogeny and accompanying intrusion that occurred in eastern North America during the Pennsylvanian and Permian periods.
- a native or inhabitant of Appalachia, esp. one of predominantly Scotch-Irish, English, or German ancestry who exemplifies the characteristic cultural traditions of this region.
- appalachian (Thesaurus)