Aleutian Islands

geographical name
Aleu·tian Islands | \ə-ˈlü-shən \

Definition of Aleutian Islands 

islands of southwestern Alaska extending in an arc 1700 miles (2735 kilometers) southwest and west from Alaska Peninsula to a point beyond the 180th meridian — see andreanof islands, fox islands, near islands, rat islands

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