Taconic Ta*con"ic, a. (Geol.) Designating, or pertaining to, the series of rocks forming the Taconic mountains in Western New England. They were once supposed to be older than the Cambrian, but later proved to belong to the Lower Silurian and Cambrian. [1913 Webster]

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  • Taconic — can refer to:*Taconic Mountains, part of the Appalachian Mountains, running through eastern New York State, western Connecticut, and Massachusetts, as well as southwestern Vermont in the United States *Taconic orogeny, a great mountain building… …   Wikipedia

  • taconic — təˈkänik adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Taconic range, mountains in northeastern United States : of or relating to mountain making movements in northeastern No. America near the close of the Ordovician period see geologic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • taconic — ta·con·ic …   English syllables

  • Taconic — /təˈkɒnɪk/ (say tuh konik) adjective of or relating to the major mountain building episode which occurred at the end of the Ordovician period in North America. {name of mountain range forming part of the Appalachian Mountains} …   Australian-English dictionary

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  • Taconic Trails — or Taconic Trail may refer to any or all of three long distance recreational trails and associated networks of shorter trails within the Taconic Mountains of Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Vermont. The three main trails are: The South… …   Wikipedia

  • Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond Area — is a state park in the northeast corner of Dutchess County, New York in the USA. The park is located in the Town of North East, near the border of Connecticut, north of the Village of Millerton. The park offers a beach, picnic tables, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Taconic Correctional Facility — is a medium security women s prison in Bedford Hills, New York that is operated by the New York Department of Corrections. It is associated with the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, a maximum security women s prison. In 1901 it opened as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Taconic State Park — is a New York State Park along the border with Massachusetts and Connecticut across Columbia County and Dutchess County It is located two to three hours from midtown New York City. Taconic State Park, along the New York border, adjoins… …   Wikipedia

  • Taconic Hills Central School — is a school near the Taconic Mountains in New York state. District History Taconic Hills Central School District was formed in 1969 after the unification of the Roeliff Jansen and Ockawamick School Districts, two smaller districts in Columbia… …   Wikipedia

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