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[skag-wey] /ˈskægˌweɪ/
a town in SE Alaska, near the famous White and Chilkoot passes to the Klondike gold fields: railway terminus. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • By far the greater number assaulted the mountain passes of Skagway.

  • If we stake the ledge it must be recorded in Skagway, and the moment we do that our secret is out.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • He sent out a message by wireless which will be relayed to Skagway and cabled to Valdez.

  • On their fourth floor you can be hatted for Palm Beach or booted for Skagway.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • Going from Dyea to Skagway, Wood had to threaten to fire on a boat that was following.

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • To-day I must take a sail-boat, and go over to Skagway for a sled.

  • This was the first depot out from Skagway, and was distant there-from twelve miles.

    The Great Gold Rush W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • The cablegram reached Skagway by the steamer City of Seattle.

    Real Soldiers of Fortune Richard Harding Davis
  • They send their love, and so do I, and some or all of us will see you with the first boat north from Skagway.

  • Juneau, Skagway, and Cordova meant nothing to him, except that they were Alaska.

    The Alaskan James Oliver Curwood

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