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TYPE: Political Subdivision
CONTRIBUTOR: Fanny on 8/8/2014
Meaning & History
Derived from Russian Аляска (Alyaska)
, which in turn is derived from Aleut alaxsxaq
meaning "object to which the action of the sea is directed". Alaska is the largest of the 50 American states, located northwest of the United States mainland and bordering Canada