- a town in SE Alaska, on an island in the Alexander Archipelago: the capital of former Russian America.
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"One of them is an out-of-touch liberal, and the other happened to be the mayor of Sitka," she said, referring to McAdams.Palin's Frenzied Attempt to Save Miller
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Miller now enters the general election against his Democratic opponent, Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams.Murkowski Bows Out in Alaska
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All honour to Baranof, Viking of Sitka, and builder of ships!
Starvation at Sitka was imminent,—it was impossible to delay longer.
That year witnessed the settlement of New Archangel, on the island of Sitka.The Great Company
Sitka spruce decays quickly when exposed to rain and weather.
Sitka spruce bark is generally less than half an inch in thickness.
- 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)
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