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  1. a town in SE Alaska, near the famous White and Chilkoot passes to the Klondike gold fields: railway terminus.
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Examples from the Web for skagway

Historical Examples of skagway

  • At Skagway the army of "stampeders" swarmed up into the mountains.

    The Trail of a Sourdough

    May Kellogg Sullivan

  • If we stake the ledge it must be recorded in Skagway, and the moment we do that our secret is out.

    The Trail of a Sourdough

    May Kellogg Sullivan

  • Going from Dyea to Skagway, Wood had to threaten to fire on a boat that was following.

  • On their fourth floor you can be hatted for Palm Beach or booted for Skagway.


    Edna Ferber

  • Juneau, Dyea, as well as Skagway itself, were said to be almost deserted.