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A large brown bear inhabiting a cluster of islands in Alaska and often considered a subspecies (Ursus arctos subsp. middendorffi).
[After Kodiak (Island).]
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(Animals) a large variety of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, inhabiting the west coast of Alaska and neighbouring islands, esp Kodiak
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a large brown bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi, inhabiting coastal areas of Alaska and British Columbia.
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|Noun||1.||Kodiak bear - brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia|
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