Definition of Blue ridge

1. Noun. A range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue Ridge

Blue Banana
Blue Dog
Blue Dogs
Blue Ensign
Blue Hill
Blue Jay
Blue Jays
Blue Max
Blue Mountain tea
Blue Mountains
Blue Nile
Blue Planet
Blue Riband
Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Mountains
Blumberg's sign
Blumenau's nucleus

Literary usage of Blue ridge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sketches of Virginia, Historical and Biographical by William Henry Foote (1855)
"As the beauty and fertility of the country, west of the blue ridge, became known by hunters and explorers, Lord Fairfax naturally searched for the longest ..."

2. Journal of a Tour Through the United States, and in Canada, Made During the by Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1843)
"We dined at the house of a minister of the Methodist persuasion, an intelligent man, living in a beautiful spot under the blue ridge, who entertained us ..."

3. Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1870)
"Expedition beyond the blue ridge. — The Valley of the Shenandoah. ... Their route lay by Ashley's Gap, a pass through the blue ridge, that beautiful line of ..."

4. Contributions to Economic Geology (short Papers and Preliminary Reports) 1917 by F. L. Ransome, E F Burchard, Hoyt S Gale, Geological Survey (U.S.), David White, Geological Survey (U.S. (1918)
"Generalized structure section of the west front of the blue ridge and the adjacent part of the Shenandoah Valley, showing the normal relations of the rocks ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"In the blue ridge Region covered by Harpers Ferry sheet, there is nothing in the arrangement of the drainage or in the disposition of the contours which ..."

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