from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital of Alaska, in the Panhandle northeast of Sitka. It was settled by gold miners in 1880 and designated territorial capital in 1900 (effective 1906) and state capital in 1959. Population: 30,700.

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  • proper n. Capital of Alaska, a state of the United States of America.

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  • n. the state capital of Alaska


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