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||a territory of northwest Canada. It borders Alaska on the west, British Columbia on the South, the Northwest Territories on the east, and the Arctic Ocean on the north. Its capital is Whitehorse.
||a river of northern North America. It flows from this territory through central Alaska into the Bering Sea.
is the English spelling of the Loucheux Indian word yu-kun-ah
, which means "greatest river." The territory was named for the Yukon River.