Prince William Sound

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Prince Wil·​liam Sound | \ ˈwil-yəm How to pronounce Prince William Sound (audio) \

Definition of Prince William Sound

inlet of the Gulf of Alaska in southern Alaska east of the Kenai Peninsula

Note: Prince William Sound was the site of a massive oiltanker spill in March 1989.

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“Prince William Sound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Prince%20William%20Sound. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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