Cumberland Mountains

Cumberland Mountains

plural noun
a plateau largely in Kentucky and Tennessee, a part of the Appalachian Mountains: highest point, about 4000 feet (1220 meters).
Also called Cumberland Plateau.
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Southwestern division of the Appalachian Mountains; sometimes called the Cumberland Plateau.

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