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Blue Ridge

noun
1.
a mountain range extending SW from N Virginia to N Georgia: part of the Appalachian Mountains.
Also called Blue Ridge Mountains.
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  • That could be proved in most any community in the Blue Ridge.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • They passed over the Blue Ridge where it breaks south into woody hills.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • When Europeans first came to this continent the bison and elk roamed everywhere west of the Blue Ridge.

  • Clouds were lowering and a chilly wind fretted the forests of the Blue Ridge.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • There is neither tarantula nor scorpion to be feared in the Blue Ridge; the harmless lizard is called scorpion by the mountaineer.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • The 2d Corps, twenty-five thousand men, high on the Blue Ridge, looked and looked.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • He lived to see his son confessedly the foremost surgeon south of the Blue Ridge.

    Pioneer Surgery in Kentucky David W. Yandell

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