Aleutian islands

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

Historical Examples

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

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

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

Some claim that the languages of Kadiak and the Aleutian Islands are cognate, others deny any relationship.
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3 Hubert Howe Bancroft

Returning, Behring discovered and named many of the Aleutian Islands and exchanged presents with the friendly natives.
Alaska Ella Higginson

The Russians compelled the natives of the Aleutian Islands to hunt sea-animals.
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 Hubert Howe Bancroft

Charges of the gravest nature have been made against men of high position who spend much time in the Aleutian Islands.
Alaska Ella Higginson

The coldest day on the Alaskan coast last winter south of the Aleutian Islands was above zero.
The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.

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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