from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the Aleut, their language, or their culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of the Aleutian Islands, especially an Aleut.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, from, or pertaining to the Aleutian Islands (a group of islands in the northern Pacific Ocean, west of Alaska), or to its inhabitants, their culture, or their language.
- n. A native or inhabitant of the Aleutian Islands.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a chain of islands between Alaska and Kamtchatka; also, designating these islands.
- n. a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Appellative of or pertaining to a group of islands (the Aleutian islands) separating Bering sea from the northern Pacific, nearly or quite coextensive with the Catherine archipelago, extending from near the southern point of Kamtchatka to the peninsula of Alaska.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska
- adj. of or relating to the Aleut or their language or culture
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Rocks in the sky made a crescent like the Aleutian islands viewed from high altitude.
A United Nations forecast of the possible movement of the radioactive plume coming from crippled Japanese reactors shows it churning across the Pacific, and touching the Aleutian Islands on Thursday before hitting Southern California late Friday.
"Right now it's not a difficult area to avoid because it's north of the Aleutian Islands," Burke said.
"Planes could fly south of the Aleutian Islands and be perfectly safe."
They had spent a winter of solitude and starvation on a lonely Aleutian isle, and their rescue in the spring by another fur-ship had been one chance in a thousand.
Overfishing led to declines of sea lions, the preferred food of killer whales, and they began eating sea otters, whose populations in Alaska's Aleutian Islands declined 90% from the late 1980s to 2005, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Scientists have debated the issue going back at least to 1906, when an 8.0-magnitude temblor hit the Aleutian Islands in the northern Pacific, and just 30 minutes later, a 8.0-magnitude quake struck Chile.
Since we switched to catch shares, one commercial crabber has died in the fisheries in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands.
Radiation from the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan could reach the Aleutian Islands later today and California tomorrow, according to a simulated model from the United Nations reported on by the New York Times.
Sure, North Korea has less than 10 to spare and can only shoot them about halfway across the Pacific, but that definitely puts the residents of the Aleutian Islands at risk.