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Ketchikan

[kech-i-kan]
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noun
  1. a seaport in SE Alaska: transportation and communications center.
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  • There are seven salmon canneries in operation which are tributary to Ketchikan.

    Alaska

    Ella Higginson

  • I have been to Alaska three times, but I've never seen Ketchikan.

    Alaska

    Ella Higginson

  • From Ketchikan to all points in the mining and fishing districts safe and commodious steamers are regularly operated.

    Alaska

    Ella Higginson

  • Ketchikan is a city of commercial importance because of the fishing industry.

    The Land of Tomorrow

    William B Stephenson, Jr.

  • Upon its surface is held many a local speed contest, and the annual power boat race is run from Ketchikan, Alaska, to Seattle.