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[uh-loo-shuh n]
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  1. of or relating to the Aleutian Islands.
  1. Aleut(def 1).
  2. Aleutians. Aleutian Islands.

Aleutian Islands

plural noun
  1. an archipelago extending SW from the Alaska Peninsula: part of Alaska.
Also called Aleutians.
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  1. of, denoting, or relating to the Aleutian Islands, the Aleuts, or their language
  1. another word for Aleut

Aleutian Islands

pl n
  1. a chain of over 150 volcanic islands, extending southwestwards from the Alaska Peninsula between the N Pacific and the Bering Sea
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Aleutian Islands


Chain of volcanic (see volcano) islands off western Alaska between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

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