Cumberland Mountains

noun
the southwestern part of the Appalachians
Syn: ↑Cumberland Plateau
Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains
Part Holonyms: ↑Appalachians, ↑Appalachian Mountains
Part Meronyms: ↑Cumberland Gap

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a plateau largely in Kentucky and Tennessee, a part of the Appalachian Mountains: highest point, ab. 4000 ft. (1220 m). Also called Cumberland Plateau.

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