Aleutian Islands

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Aleutian Islands

A chain of rugged volcanic islands of southwest Alaska curving about 1,850 km (1,150 mi) west from the Alaska Peninsula and separating the Bering Sea from the Pacific Ocean. The islands are part of the Aleutian Range, a volcanic mountain chain extending along the Alaska Peninsula to the southern coast near Anchorage.

Aleutian Islands

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(Placename) a chain of over 150 volcanic islands, extending southwestwards from the Alaska Peninsula between the N Pacific and the Bering Sea

Aleu′tian Is′lands


n.pl.
an archipelago extending SW from the Alaska Peninsula: part of Alaska.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aleutian Islands - an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from AlaskaAleutian Islands - an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
Aleut - a community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo-Aleut language and inhabit the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska; "the Aleut and the Eskimo are related culturally and linguistically"
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
Translations
Islas Aleutianas
Aleuudid
Aleutitîles Aléoutiennes

Aleutian Islands

[əˈluːʃən] npl
the Aleutian Islands → les îles fpl AléoutiennesA levels [ˈeɪlɛvəlz] npl (British)baccalauréat m

Aleutian Islands

plAleuten pl

Aleutian Islands

[əˈluːʃn ˈaɪləndz] npl the Aleutian Islandsle isole fpl Aleutine
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