Dawson

biographical name
Daw·​son | \ ˈdȯ-sᵊn How to pronounce Dawson (audio) \

Definition of Dawson

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Sir John William 1820–1899 Canadian geologist

Dawson

geographical name
Daw·​son | \ ˈdȯ-sᵊn How to pronounce Dawson (audio) \

Definition of Dawson (Entry 2 of 2)

town in Yukon, northern Canada population 1327

Note: Dawson had its beginnings in 1896 during the Klondike gold rush and served as capital of Yukon Territory from 1898 to 1953.

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