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The capital of Alaska, in the Panhandle northeast of Sitka. It was settled by gold miners in 1880 and designated territorial capital in 1900 (effective 1906) and state capital in 1959.


(Placename) a port in SE Alaska: state capital. Pop: 31 187 (2003 est)


(ˈdʒu noʊ)

the capital of Alaska, in the SE part. 19,528.
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Noun1.Juneau - the state capital of AlaskaJuneau - the state capital of Alaska    
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"
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The roulette-ball was not even spinning, and the gamekeeper stood by the roaring, red-hot stove, talking with the young, dark-eyed woman, comely of face and figure, who was known from Juneau to Fort Yukon as the Virgin.
When she was eighteen she married--a man who was going up to Juneau to start a restaurant.
There was a wild crowd in Juneau them days, but I looked at the other women, and their way of life didn't excite me.
And I knew that this dirty little Juneau hash-joint was no place for me.
I had one husband, only--him I call the Ox; and I reckon he's still down in Juneau running the hash-joint.
An orca (killer whale) surfaces, much to the delight of those on board this whale-watching vessel in Juneau, Alaska.
The large stainless steel tanks were manufactured in Missouri, shipped across the country to Seattle then barged up to Juneau.
We are an Alaskan employee owned company with headquarters in Juneau, Alaska and we feel a responsibility as Alaskans to take the lead in reducing emissions as it relates to showing visitors our beautiful State.
According to a recent Economic Research Case Study from the Juneau Economic Development Council, "The number of new housing units permitted and built in Juneau has not kept pace with local demand, while at the same time single family homes sales prices are at an all-time high.
From now until October, the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department runs an excellent program of guided hikes.
Juneau has held numerous leadership positions within the energy industry.
This proposed period of 25 days is inclusive of 1) ROV mobilization (3 days); 2) transit to Juneau, AK (up to 4 days); 3) science operations (13 days); 4) return transit from Juneau, AK (up to 4 days); 5) and ROV demobilization (1 day).