Aleutian

[ uh-loo-shuh n ]
/ əˈlu ʃən /

adjective

of or relating to the Aleutian Islands.

noun

Definition for aleutian (2 of 2)

Aleutian Islands

plural noun

an archipelago extending SW from the Alaska Peninsula: part of Alaska.

Also called Aleutians.
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British Dictionary definitions for aleutian (1 of 2)

Aleutian

/ (əˈluːʃən) /

adjective

of, denoting, or relating to the Aleutian Islands, the Aleuts, or their language

noun

another word for Aleut

British Dictionary definitions for aleutian (2 of 2)

Aleutian Islands

pl n

a chain of over 150 volcanic islands, extending southwestwards from the Alaska Peninsula between the N Pacific and the Bering Sea

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Culture definitions for aleutian

Aleutian Islands

[ (uh-looh-shuhn) ]

Chain of volcanic (see volcano) islands off western Alaska between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.


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