Yukon

[ yoo-kon ]
/ ˈyu kɒn /
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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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Examples from the Web for yukoner

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



British Dictionary definitions for yukoner

Yukoner

/ (ˈjuːkɒnə) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of the Yukon

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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