Examples from the Web for alaska
Try Nebraska, South Dakota, Alaska, and Arkansas; what you might call a crimson tide.One of the Midterms’ Little-Noticed Big Losers: The NRA|Cliff Schecter|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ballot initiatives to raise the minimum wage passed in four states: Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota.
Oregon and Alaska, like Colorado and Washington, will try their hand at regulating weed like booze.
The next morning he was scheduled to leave his house at 4:30 a.m. to campaign in Alaska.Ted Cruz, Accused of Being ‘Sidelined’ for the Midterms, Shows Off Schedule|Tim Mak|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That ratio is more than 40 percent in the U.S. Senate races in Colorado, Alaska and Kentucky.Dark Money Will Decide Which Party Controls the Senate|Center for Public Integrity|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here at Holkham Bay in 1876 began the first placer gold-mining in Alaska.America, Volume 6 (of 6)|Joel Cook
The climate of the interior of Alaska varies as much as any climate.Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled|Hudson Stuck
We can make them an honourable appendage to our nation; but Greenland, with your resources, might become another Alaska.'Ten Years Near the German Frontier|Maurice Francis Egan
This is one of the loveliest mornings I ever saw in Alaska; not a cloud or faintest hint of one in all the wide sky.Travels in Alaska|John Muir
When you're an engineer, you'll call me, and I'll come a-running up to Alaska.Free Air|Sinclair Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for alaska
Word Origin and History for alaska
name first applied 18c. by Russian explorers, from Aleut alaxsxaq, literally "the object toward which the action of the sea is directed" [Bright]. Baked Alaska attested by 1896, so called either for its whiteness or from being cold inside.
Culture definitions for alaska
State in northwesternmost North America bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north; Yukon, Canada, to the east; the Pacific Ocean to the south; and the Bering Sea to the west. Its capital is Juneau, and its largest city is Anchorage.