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 (wīt′hôrs′, hwīt′-)
The capital and largest city of Yukon Territory, Canada, in the southern part of the territory on the Yukon River. It was an important trading center during the Klondike gold rush (1897-1898) and has been the territorial capital since 1953.


(Placename) a town in NW Canada: capital of the Yukon Territory. Pop: 27 889 (2013)


(ˈʰwaɪtˌhɔrs, ˈwaɪt-)

capital of the Yukon Territory, in NW Canada. 15,199.
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Noun1.Whitehorse - the provincial capital of the Yukon TerritoryWhitehorse - the provincial capital of the Yukon Territory
Yukon Territory, Yukon - a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s
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