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Seward Peninsula

noun
1.
a peninsula in W Alaska, on Bering Strait.
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  • Gold in great quantities had now been discovered on the Seward Peninsula.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • The Seward Peninsula is the only other part of the country that the book touches.

  • The production is mainly from the Seward Peninsula of northwestern Alaska.

  • He is known to every man, woman and child on Seward Peninsula.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • "Jarvis had to make a nine-hundred-mile roundabout, clear the way round the Seward Peninsula," explained the whaler.

    The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • "Nanoona" was a great traveler for those days, and had ventured as far south as what is now known as the Seward Peninsula.

  • Nome is now a city of some three thousand, the commercial, judicial and educational center of Seward Peninsula.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • Nome is on the south shore of that part of Alaska known as Seward Peninsula, and it has no harbour.

    Our Little Alaskan Cousin Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
  • There will probably always be an advantage in the cost of living and mining in favour of the Seward Peninsula camps.

  • It is not the custom on the Seward Peninsula to cook for the dogs, and dog mushers there argue the needlessness of that trouble.

British Dictionary definitions for Seward Peninsula

Seward Peninsula

/ˈsjuːəd/
noun
1.
a peninsula of W Alaska, on the Bering Strait. Length: about 290 km (180 miles)
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