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

  • A river flowing about 3,218 km (2,000 mi) from southern Yukon Territory, Canada, through Alaska to the Bering Sea. It was a major route to the Klondike during the gold rush of 1897-1898.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a North American river that flows westward from the Yukon Territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea


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