Kodiak

[ koh-dee-ak ]
/ ˈkoʊ diˌæk /
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noun

an island in the N Pacific, near the base of the Alaska Peninsula. 100 miles (160 km) long.

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Kodiak

/ (ˈkəʊdɪˌæk) /

noun

an island in S Alaska, in the Gulf of Alaska: site of the first European settlement in Alaska, made by Russians in 1784. Pop: 13 466 (2004 est). Area: 8974 sq km (3465 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for kodiak

Kodiak

Alaskan island, from Russian Kadiak, from Alutiiq (Eskimo) qikertaq "island."

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