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Alaska

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geographical name Alas·ka \ə-ˈlas-kə\

Definition of Alaska

  1. state (territory 1912–59) of the United States NW North America ∗ Juneau area 591,004 square miles (1,530,700 square kilometers), pop 710,231

Alaskan play \-kən\ adjective or noun


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