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Kodiak

[koh-dee-ak] /ˈkoʊ diˌæk/
noun
1.
an island in the N Pacific, near the base of the Alaska Peninsula. 100 miles (160 km) long.
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Kodiak

/ˈkəʊdɪˌæk/
noun
1.
an island in S Alaska, in the Gulf of Alaska: site of the first European settlement in Alaska, made by Russians in 1784. Pop: 13 466 (2004 est). Area: 8974 sq km (3465 sq miles)

Kodiak bear

noun
1.
a large variety of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, inhabiting the west coast of Alaska and neighbouring islands, esp Kodiak
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Word Origin and History for Kodiak

Alaskan island, from Russian Kadiak, from Alutiiq (Eskimo) qikertaq "island."

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