Definition of Allegheny

1. Noun. A river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River.

Exact synonyms: Allegheny River
Group relationships: Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny, Keystone State, Pa, Pennsylvania
Generic synonyms: River

Definition of Allegheny

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Allegheny Mountains, or the region where they are situated. Also Al"le*gha`ny.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allegheny

All Souls' Day
All Souls' day
All Whites
Alla Nazimova
Allahu akbar
Allamanda cathartica
Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome
Allee effect
Alleghany plum
Allegheny (current term)
Allegheny Mountains
Allegheny River
Allegheny chinkapin
Allegheny mountain spurge
Allegheny plum
Allegheny spurge
Allegheny vine
Allemande Left
Allen's test

Literary usage of Allegheny

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

1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1921)
"Rept of committee on petition resp. lands northwest of Allegheny, ... LAND—cont'd Lands North and West of Ohio and Allegheny Rivers—cont'd 1803. ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1907)
"The two rivers, the Allegheny and the Monongahela, 'because they rise in ... The Union bridge, at the mouth of the Allegheny, was erected at a time when the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"It comprises the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland in the State of ..."

4. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1900)
"Grubbs, Barton, Director Department of Charities, Allegheny City, Official Delegate. Harrison, William E., Member Board of Managers Allegheny County ..."

5. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"Allegheny Co., Penna. State, and American Bar Ass'ns; general practice. .... Allegheny Co., and Penna. State Bar Ass'ns. Hallock Campbell Sherrard, b. ..."

6. The Ice Age in North America and Its Bearings Upon the Antiquity of Man by George Frederick Wright (1911)
"The facts will be best appreciated by somewhat detailed study of the portion of the Allegheny Valley which passes through Warren and McKean counties in ..."

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