Yukon

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geographical name Yu·kon \ˈyü-ˌkän\

Definition of Yukon

  1. 1 river 1979 miles (3185 kilometers) long in Yukon and Alaska flowing northwest and southwest into the Bering Sea — see lewes

  2. 2 or formerly Yukon Territory territory of northwestern Canada between Alaska and British Columbia bordering on the Arctic Ocean; capital Whitehorse area 205,345 square miles (531,843 square kilometers), population 33,897 — see also yukoner

Yukoner

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YUKON Defined for English Language Learners

Yukon

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geographical name Yu·kon \ˈyü-ˌkän\

Definition of Yukon for English Language Learners

  • the Yukon River : river in the Yukon Territory and Alaska

  • the Yukon Territory : territory of Canada

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