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Yukon

Yu·kon

Yukon

pronunciation:
yu kan
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a territory of northwestern Canada.
definition 2: a river that flows from this territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea.
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Yukon is the English spelling of the Loucheux Indian word yu-kun-ah, which means "greatest river." The territory was named for the Yukon River.
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