Definition of Catskills
1. Noun. A range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas.
Group relationships: Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachians
Terms within: Borscht Belt, Borscht Circuit, Borsht Belt, Borsht Circuit
Generic synonyms: Chain, Chain Of Mountains, Mountain Chain, Mountain Range, Range, Range Of Mountains
Definition of Catskills
1. Proper noun. The Catskill Mountains ¹
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Literary usage of Catskills
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"Here also the belt begins to widen, and when the broad plateau at the foot of the catskills, covered by the adjoining towns of Kings- Fio. 2. ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"BY MARY WOOD DALEY In 1884, Eugene P. Bicknell wrote of the birds of Slide Mountain and near vicinity in the catskills (Transactions Linnaean Society New ..."
3. The Hudson: Three Centuries of History, Romance and Invention by Wallace Bruce (1907)
"To the catskills.—The two principal routes to the catskills are via Kingston and the Ulster & Delaware Railroad, and via Catskill Landing, the Catskill ..."
4. Seeing the Eastern States by John Thomson Faris (1922)
"CHAPTER XV IN RIP VAN WINKLE'S catskills DO you suppose we could make a circuit of ... The front door of the catskills—the Hudson River —provides appetizing ..."
5. Adventure Guide to the Champlain & Hudson River Valleys by Patricia Foulke, Robert Foulke (2003)
"The catskills The catskills cannot match the Adirondacks in height or the White ... At this time there was a battle for control of the catskills between the ..."
6. Wake-robin by John Burroughs (1904)
"II THE HEART OF THE SOUTHERN catskills ON looking at the southern and more distant catskills from the Hudson River on the east, or on looking at them from ..."
7. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1884)
"... the first is well shown in the broad mass of the catskills ; the second in the perplexing Taconic region from the. Hudson across to Western Connecticut ..."