Alas·​can ə-ˈla-skən How to pronounce Alascan (audio)
plural -s
: a foreign Protestant in England during the reign of Edward VI

Word History


Johannes a Lasco (Jan Laski) †1560 Polish religious reformer in charge of foreign Protestants in London (about 1550) + English -an

First Known Use

circa 1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alascan was circa 1874

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“Alascan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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