Whitehorse

[ hwahyt-hawrs, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌhɔrs, ˈwaɪt- /
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noun

a town in and the capital of the Yukon Territory, in NW Canada.

Definition for whitehorse (2 of 2)

Yukon

[ yoo-kon ]
/ ˈyu kɒn /

noun

a river flowing NW and then SW from NW Canada through Alaska to the Bering Sea. About 2000 miles (3220 km) long.
a territory in NW Canada. 207,076 sq. mi. (536,325 sq. km). Capital: Whitehorse.
a town in central Oklahoma.
Related formsYu·kon·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for whitehorse (1 of 2)

Whitehorse

/ (ˈwaɪtˌhɔːs) /

noun

a town in NW Canada: capital of the Yukon Territory. Pop: 16 843 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for whitehorse (2 of 2)

Yukon

/ (ˈjuːkɒn) /

noun

the Yukon a territory of NW Canada, on the Beaufort Sea, between the Northwest Territories and Alaska: arctic and mountainous, reaching 5959 m (19 550 ft) at Mount Logan, Canada's highest peak; mineral resources. Capital: Whitehorse. Pop: 31 209 (2004 est). Area: 536 327 sq km (207 076 sq miles)Abbreviation: YT
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