Sitka


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Sit·ka

 (sĭt′kə)
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.

Sitka

(ˈsɪtkə)
n
(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)

Sit•ka

(ˈsɪt kə)

n.
a town in SE Alaska, on an island in the Alexander Archipelago. 7803.
Sit′kan, n.
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Noun1.Sitka - a town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906Sitka - a town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906
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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Some former denizen of the cabin had decorated its walls with illustrations torn from magazines and newspapers, and it was these illustrations that had held Sitka Charley's attention from the moment of our arrival two hours before.
There are no chips on the table", Sitka Charley explained.
She does not see Sitka Charley, nor the ice, nor the snow.
Sitka Charley has come in with two thousand letters on very last water.
We limp into Circle City, and even I, Sitka Charley, am tired.
Even I, Sitka Charley, am greatly weary, and I think seven hundred and fifty dollars is a cheap price for the labor I do.
For he, too, falls all the time, and there is no Sitka Charley to lift him up.
And Sitka Charley, standing upright, maybe falls down and stands upright again.
And thus it was that I, Sitka Charley, saw the baby wolves make their kill.
And that was the year that Sitka Charley gave much money to the Mission at Holy Cross.
Sitka Medical Center opened Sitka's first walk-in express care clinic in January.
And nowhere more so than in the old Russian capital of Sitka on the coast of south-west Alaska.