Yukon

[yoo-kon]
noun
  1. a river flowing NW and then SW from NW Canada through Alaska to the Bering Sea. About 2000 miles (3220 km) long.
  2. a territory in NW Canada. 207,076 sq. mi. (536,325 sq. km). Capital: Whitehorse.
  3. a town in central Oklahoma.
Related formsYu·kon·er, noun
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Historical Examples of yukoner

  • Miners came from all points up the creeks to welcome friends or to get their mail that the Yukoner had brought.

  • A good many making the round trip from Seattle to Skagway, and the Yukoner “going in” for the winter.

    In to the Yukon

    William Seymour Edwards

  • It is never unpleasantly hot in Southern California, they say, just as the Yukoner vows he never suffers from the cold.

    In to the Yukon

    William Seymour Edwards


British Dictionary definitions for yukoner

Yukoner

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of the Yukon

Yukon

noun
  1. 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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