Alaska

geographical name
Alas·​ka | \ ə-ˈla-skə How to pronounce Alaska (audio) \

Definition of Alaska

state (territory 1912–59) of the U.S. in northwestern North America bounded by the Arctic and Pacific oceans and bordering on Canada; capital Juneau area 591,004 square miles (1,530,700 square kilometers), making it by far the largest state, population 710,231

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Alaskan \ ə-​ˈla-​skən How to pronounce Alaska (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Alaska.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alaska. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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