HyperDic: alaska

English > 1 sense of the word Alaska:
NOUNlocationAlaska, Last Frontier, AKa state in northwestern North America
Alaska > pronunciation
Soundsahlae'skah
RhymesAfrica ... yucca: 76 rhymes with kah...
English > Alaska: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union.
SynonymsLast Frontier, AK
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Part ofUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsAlaska PeninsulaA peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)
Alaska RangeA mountain range in south central Alaska
Alaskan pipeline, trans-Alaska pipelineAn oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez
Aleutian Islands, AleutiansAn archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
Alexander ArchipelagoA group of islands off southeastern Alaska
AnchorageA city in south central Alaska
Denali FaultA major open geological fault in Alaska
Denali National ParkA large national park in Alaska having peaks of the Alaska Range (including Mount McKinley) and the huge Denali fault
Gates of the Arctic National ParkA large national park in Alaska featuring the Great Mendenhall Glacier
Hubbard, Mount HubbardA mountain peak in southeastern Alaska that is part of the Coast Range (14,950 feet high)
Iditarod TrailA trail that extends 1,100 miles from Anchorage over the Alaska Range to Nome
Inland Passage, Inside PassageA naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
Juneau, capital of AlaskaThe state capital of Alaska
Katmai National ParkA national park in Alaska featuring mountains
Kenai Fjords National ParkA national park in Alaska having mountains and whale watching and ancient Indian copper mines
Kobuk Valley National ParkA national park in Alaska having mountains and forests / forests and tundra and sand dunes and archeological sites
Kodiak, Kodiak IslandAn island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska
Lake Clark National ParkA national park in Alaska having Eskimo and Athapaskan archeological sites
McKinley, Mount McKinley, Mt. McKinley, DenaliA mountain in south central Alaska
Mendenhall Glacier, Great Mendenhall GlacierA glacier of the Piedmont type near Juneau in Alaska
NomeA town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula
Prudhoe BayA bay on the northern coast of Alaska where oil was discovered in 1968
Seward PeninsulaA peninsula in western Alaska that projects westward into the Bering Sea just below the Arctic Circle
SitkaA town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906
SkagwayA town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage
St. Elias Range, St. Elias MountainsA range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territory
ValdezA port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world
Wrangell-St. Elias National ParkThe largest national park of the United States
SpanishAK, Alaska
CatalanAlaska
AdjectivesAlaskanrelating to or characteristic of the state or people of Alaska

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