[[t]ˌæp əˈleɪ tʃi ən, -tʃən, -ˈlætʃ i ən, -ˈlætʃ ən[/t]] adj.
1) of or pertaining to Appalachia or the Appalachian Mountains
2) peo a native or inhabitant of Appalachia

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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