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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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"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.
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.
Just off the boat, cruise line tourists visiting Juneau may explore the city's downtown shops, restaurants, and other local amenities.
OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nations largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits and HR, today announced the appointment of Mark Juneau as vice president of global benefits.
The wreckage of American light-cruiser USS Juneau was found 2.6 miles deep, off the coast of the Solomon Islands by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen.
?Googling a runner Juneau 3.30 Lingfield Juneau is the capital city of Alaska.
In July, Captain Shannan Greene transferred command of Coast Guard Sector Juneau to Captain Phillip Thorne during a change of command ceremony at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau.
JUNEAU, Alaska: A 79-year-old cruise ship passenger got lost on a solo hike near an Alaska glacier and spent a night in the forest without camping gear but walked to safety the next day.
I live in Juneau, Alaska, and about 99.9 percent of our entire food and medicine supply is shipped up here.