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Stikine

[ stahy-keen ]
/ ˈstaɪ kin /
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noun

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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