meaning of Alaska

Alaska meaning in Etymology Dictionary

title first used 18c. by Russian explorers, from Aleut alaxsxaq, actually "the item toward that your activity regarding the sea is directed" [Bright]. Baked Alaska attested by 1896, so named either for the whiteness or from becoming cool inside.

Alaska meaning in General Dictionary

circumstances in northwestern united states; the 49th condition admitted into the union

Alaska - German to English

Alaska [the very last Frontier State]

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  • Great Land [nickname] [Alaska]

Sentence Examples with the word Alaska

The Dene (Tinneh) province in Alaska and north-western Canada yields nothing to the spade.

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