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Appalachian Speech


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The Appalachian region of the United States, including the western mountains of North Carolina, has a unique dialect formed by the Scotch-Irish settlement of the region before and after the Revolutionary War. Isolated by the rugged terrain of the Appalachian region, communities still speak in a manner that has not changed much when compared to other regions of the country.
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21348