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Catskill Mountains   /kˈætskˌɪl mˈaʊntənz/   Listen
Catskill Mountains

A range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas.  Synonym: Catskills.

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"Catskill Mountains" Quotes from Famous Books

... Steele's hall in my honour. Mr. Dodd, postmaster, the president of the club, was in the chair. There was some fine speeches, and a splendid display of wit and repartee. On entering the room, my attention was attracted by the drop-scene on the stage representing the Catskill Mountains in America. The members had given a rendering of "Rip Van Winkle," previous to my leaving for England. The scene was a daub of colours with a hole cut in the sky, to which a piece of calico had been affixed ...
— Reminiscences of Queensland - 1862-1869 • William Henry Corfield

... be that an inter-planetary dragon had been slain somewhere, or that this red fluid, in which were many corpuscles, came from something not altogether pleasant to contemplate, about the size of the Catskill Mountains, perhaps—but the present datum is that with this substance, larks, quail, ducks, and water hens, some of them alive, fell at Lyons ...
— The Book of the Damned • Charles Fort

... York, and Bertha and I were about to start for the Catskill Mountains, where we proposed to spend the rest of the summer, we took leave of Captain Guy and his wife with warmest expressions of friendship, ...
— The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories • Frank R. Stockton

... swallows by sprinkling salt upon their tails. Still less do I put my faith in the tradition that he perished at sea in conveying home to Holland a treasure of golden ore, discovered somewhere among the haunted regions of the Catskill Mountains. ...
— Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor - Volume I • Various

... scenery, and the Capitol Hotel. There is a public edifice for 250 cadets. The academy was built in 1802. We then pass West Point Foundry. The highland scenery is sublime. We then pass Newburgh, and come in sight of the Catskill mountains, the highest (say 3000 feet) in the States: we did not ascend them, although report says we should have been repaid. We arrived at Albany at six o'clock. Population of Albany, 25,000; the ...
— Journal of a Voyage across the Atlantic • George Moore

Words linked to "Catskill Mountains" :   range of mountains, borsht belt, borscht belt, New York State, Empire State, borscht circuit, mountain chain, chain, range, chain of mountains, borsht circuit, Appalachians, Appalachian Mountains, NY, mountain range, New York

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