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A city of southeast Alaska on the western coast of Baranof Island in the Alexander Archipelago. Founded by Aleksandr Baranov in 1799, it was the capital of Russian America and later the capital of Alaska from 1867 to 1906.
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(Placename) a town in SE Alaska, in the Alexander Archipelago on W Baranof Island: capital of Russian America (1804–67) and of Alaska (1867–1906). Pop: 8876 (2003 est)
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a town in SE Alaska, on an island in the Alexander Archipelago. 7803.
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|Noun||1.||Sitka - a town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906|
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