Chilkoot

geographical name
Chil·​koot | \ ˈchil-ˌküt How to pronounce Chilkoot (audio) \

Definition of Chilkoot

pass 3502 feet (1067 meters) in the northern Coast Mountains between the U.S. (southeastern Alaska) and Canada (the southwestern part of Yukon)

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