[ uh-loo-shuhn loh ]
/ əˈlu ʃən ˈloʊ /
a semipermanent, subarctic system of low atmospheric pressure in the Gulf of Alaska, near the Aleutian Islands, a storm-breeding area from late fall into late spring, as migratory lows often reach maximum intensity there: as the Aleutian low becomes weakened and displaced toward the North Pole with the onset of summer, the North Pacific high becomes more dominant.
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Origin of Aleutian low
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby Aleutian low
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