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  1. an island in the Bering Sea, off the W coast of Alaska. 1700 sq. mi. (4400 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for nunivak

Historical Examples of nunivak

  • Mr. Dall collected a large number of two-pegged sticks from Nunivak Island and four three-pegged sticks labeled the same.

    Throwing-sticks in the National Museum

    Otis T. Mason

  • The hook for the end of the weapon resembles that of Nunivak, but is more rounded at the point.

  • Off Nunivak Island, Eric had his first sight of polar ice, but the pack was well broken up and gave little trouble.

  • Behring Sea washes the whole west and south coasts of this division, which also includes Nunivak Island.

    Along Alaska's Great River

    Frederick Schwatka