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noun
a highway in northwestern Canada and Alaska, extending from eastern British Columbia to Fairbanks: built as a U.S. military supply route 1942. 1,523 miles (2,452 km) long.
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Also called Alcan Highway [al-kan] /ˈæl kæn/ .
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Alaska Highway

noun
a road extending from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Fairbanks, Alaska: built by the US Army (1942). Length: 2452 km (1523 miles)Originally called: Alcan Highway
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