yukon river

Yukon

[yoo-kon]
noun
1.
a river flowing NW and then SW from NW Canada through Alaska to the Bering Sea. About 2000 miles (3220 km) long.
2.
a territory in NW Canada. 207,076 sq. mi. (536,325 sq. km). Capital: Whitehorse.
3.
a town in central Oklahoma.

Yukoner, noun
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Yukon (ˈjuːkɒn)
 
n
the Yukon YT a territory of NW Canada, on the Beaufort Sea, between the Northwest Territories and Alaska: arctic and mountainous, reaching 5959 m (19 550 ft) at Mount Logan, Canada's highest peak; mineral resources. Capital: Whitehorse. Pop: 31 209 (2004 est). Area: 536 327 sq km (207 076 sq miles)

Yukon River
 
n
a river in NW North America, rising in NW Canada on the border between the Yukon Territory and British Columbia: flows northwest into Alaska, US, and then southwest to the Bering Sea; navigable for about 2850 km (1775 miles) to Whitehorse. Length: 3185 km (1979 miles)

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