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Yukon, Yukon Territory(noun)
a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s
Territory in northern Canada which has Whitehorse as its capital.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A territory of northwest Canada, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the south by British Columbia, and on the west by Alaska. Its capital is Whitehorse. It takes its name from the Yukon River, the Indian yu-kun-ah, meaning big river. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1367 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p608)
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