What does Alaska mean?

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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