Alaska

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geographical name Alas·ka \ə-ˈla-skə\

Definition of Alaska

  1. 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

Alaskan

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ALASKA Defined for English Language Learners

Alaska

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geographical name

Definition of Alaska for English Language Learners

  • : state of the U.S.

  • the Gulf of Alaska : part of the Pacific Ocean



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