from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Alaska
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- abbr. Alaska, a state of the United States of America.
- abbr. an AK-47, AK-74, or related assault rifle (Avtomat Kalasnikova or Kalashnikov)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The red-flowered form of Calotropis gigantea. See madar and yercum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union
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Foreign or not, like it or not, the AK is the pinnacle of both.
A 19yo high school grad in AK is far more likely to divorce than one of Matt’s Harvard friends who married after they finished their surgical residency at 33. jmo Says:
To Europe’s south, a busy destination for assault rifles made elsewhere, the acronym AK meant not just the Automatic by Kalashnikov.
Where were these teabaggers when Alaska, under Sarah Palin, forced oil companies operating in AK to give some of their profits back to the state so that she could "spread the wealth around" to AK citizens for simply sitting on their buns?
Back when I lived in AK had a Win Mdl 70 in 300 Wby and recoil didn't seem to bother me.
Enjoyed Caribou and Moose in AK but thats not an option anymore.
After being around freezing temps for the last few months AK is out of the question.
My current dream would be to spend some time in AK on some sort of hunting/fishing combination.
Did this more than once in AK and always got rave reviews.
We live with these animals here in AK sometimes right here in town.