Aleutian



of or relating to the .
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Aleutians, .
an archipelago extending SW from the Alaska Peninsula: part of Alaska.
Contemporary Examples

Alexandra Gutierrez is a reporter based in the Aleutian Islands and a columnist for Pacific Fishing.
Ted Stevens’ Final Chapter Alexandra Gutierrez August 10, 2010

For the past week, Unalaska—the most populous island on the Aleutian Chain—has seen jaw-dropping sunrises.
Radiation Plume Hits Alaska Alexandra Gutierrez March 17, 2011

Historical Examples

An educated half-breed Aleutian woman, married to a white man, accompanied us ashore.
Alaska Ella Higginson

It acquired the Aleutian Islands, largely in the Asiatic system.
Problems of Expansion Whitelaw Reid

There were several good-looking Aleutian girls at the dance.
Alaska Ella Higginson

About this time an attempt was made to plant trees on the Aleutian islands.
Along Alaska’s Great River Frederick Schwatka

I am told that we have cousins living down in the Aleutian Islands who are very aristocratic indeed.
Little White Fox and his Arctic Friends Roy J. Snell

It is among the Aleutian Islands that these animals are chiefly taken.
Along Alaska’s Great River Frederick Schwatka

The Aleutian Islands and neighbouring waters is the home of the sea-otter, which is clothed with the most beautiful of all furs.
North America Israel C. Russell

The Kadiak baidarka is a little shorter and wider than the Aleutian.
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 Hubert Howe Bancroft

adjective
of, denoting, or relating to the Aleutian Islands, the Aleuts, or their language
noun
another word for Aleut
plural noun
a chain of over 150 volcanic islands, extending southwestwards from the Alaska Peninsula between the N Pacific and the Bering Sea
Aleutian Islands [(uh-looh-shuhn)]

Chain of volcanic (see volcano) islands off western Alaska between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

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