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[kech-i-kan] /ˈkɛtʃ ɪˌkæn/
a seaport in SE Alaska: transportation and communications center. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There are seven salmon canneries in operation which are tributary to Ketchikan.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • I have been to Alaska three times, but I've never seen Ketchikan.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • From Ketchikan to all points in the mining and fishing districts safe and commodious steamers are regularly operated.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • Ketchikan is a city of commercial importance because of the fishing industry.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • Upon its surface is held many a local speed contest, and the annual power boat race is run from Ketchikan, Alaska, to Seattle.

  • Until I saw the swarming waters of that creek of Ketchikan, my mind had failed to comprehend the fatuity of these fish.

    In to the Yukon William Seymour Edwards
  • Two members were dragged to death behind an automobile at Ketchikan, Alaska.

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