Alaska Highway love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A road extending about 2,450 km (1,520 mi) northwest from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Fairbanks, Alaska. Originally built by US troops in 1942 as a supply route for military installations, it was opened to unrestricted traffic in 1947.

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Examples

  • Another bus was en route to the accident site on Highway 97, also known as the Alaska Highway, to take the remaining passengers back to Fort Nelson, where they were to be treated at a Red Cross clinic.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • Another bus was en route to the accident site on Highway 97 -- also known as the Alaska Highway -- to take the remaining passengers back to Fort Nelson.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • In 1941, as part of her work for the Roosevelt administration, she became the first civilian on the Alaska Highway.

    George Heymont: Three Women: Profiles in Courage

  • They load up their family and head out on the Alaska Highway.

    CNN Transcript Oct 18, 2009

  • They have maybe misconceptions about what's up there, and they load up their family and head out on the Alaska Highway.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2009

  • As a community nurse on the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia, I often encountered taciturn patients, but Ike took the cake.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Cats

  • I'm also writing some Simpsons stories for Bongo Comics, Cartoon Network stories for DC Comics, some Superman young reader storybooks for Stone Arch Books, non-fiction books for young adult readers--just finished one about the Alaska Highway and I'm about to start on one about Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang--a bi-weekly column on comic book novels for Bookgasm.com, and various other projects.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • As a community nurse on the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia, I often encountered taciturn patients, but Ike took the cake.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Cats

  • One possibility is a $20 billion natural gas pipeline running 3,500 miles from the North Slope along the Alaska Highway into Alberta and on to markets in the U.S. Midwest.

    Energy profile of the United States

  • With temperature in the 80s during July 2007, Beach worked with crews on the Alaska Highway near Kluane Lake, near where Army construction crews working from the north and south met to complete the original 1,400 mile highway in 1943.

    Geo Beach: A Swamp Yankee in the Last Fontier

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