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Stikine

[stahykeen]
noun
  1. a river in NW British Columbia, Canada and SE Alaska, flowing W and SW to the Pacific Ocean: important route in 1890s Klondike gold rush. 335 miles (539 km) long.
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Historical Examples of stikine

  • Then, more than forty years ago, came the gold-rush away up in the Stikine River country.

    The Hunted Woman

    James Oliver Curwood

  • And on either side the traffic lane there swept a stream of people like the current of the Stikine River.

    Burned Bridges

    Bertrand W. Sinclair

  • "I know a man who lived for a great many years along the Stikine," he replied then.

    The Courage of Marge O'Doone

    James Oliver Curwood

  • Yes, a woman—a woman who lives—or lived—up in the Stikine River country you mentioned to-day.

    The Courage of Marge O'Doone

    James Oliver Curwood

  • "You're still seventy miles from the Stikine when you end up at the Kwadocha," he went on, thumbing the map.

    The Courage of Marge O'Doone

    James Oliver Curwood