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Noun: Appalachia  ,a-pu'ley-ch(ee-)u or a-pu'ley-sh(ee-)u
  1. An impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Part of: Appalachian Mountains, Appalachians

Encyclopedia: Appalachia, Virginia