Great Smoky Mountains
The Great Smoky Mountains.
Great Smoky Mountains definition by Webster's New World
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mountain range of the Appalachians, along the Tenn.-N.C. border: highest peak, Clingman's Dome
Great Smoky Mountains definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A range of the Appalachian Mountains on the North Carolina-Tennessee border rising to 2,026.1 m (6,643 ft) at Clingmans Dome. The mountains, named for the smokelike haze that often envelops them, are noted for their luxuriant vegetation.
Great Smoky Mountains - Cultural Definition
Part of the Appalachian Mountains on the border between North Carolina and Tennessee.
- Named after the smokelike haze that envelops them.
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the crest of the Smokies. The Appalachian Trail follows the crest of the mountains.