What does Yukon mean?

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ˈyu kɒnyukon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yukon, Yukon Rivernoun

    a North American river that flows westward from the Yukon Territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea

  2. Yukon, Yukon Territorynoun

    a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s

Wiktionary

  1. Yukonnoun

    Yukon Territory

Wikipedia

  1. Yukon

    Yukon ( (listen); French: [jykɔ̃]; formerly called Yukon Territory and also referred to as the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three territories. It also is the second-least populated province or territory in Canada, with a population of 43,964 as of March 2022. Whitehorse, the territorial capital, is the largest settlement in any of the three territories.Yukon was split from the North-West Territories in 1898 as the Yukon Territory. The federal government's Yukon Act, which received royal assent on March 27, 2002, established Yukon as the territory's official name, though Yukon Territory is also still popular in usage and Canada Post continues to use the territory's internationally approved postal abbreviation of YT. In 2021, territorial government policy was changed so that “The Yukon” would be recommended for use in official territorial government materials.Though officially bilingual (English and French), the Yukon government also recognizes First Nations languages. At 5,959 m (19,551 ft), Yukon's Mount Logan, in Kluane National Park and Reserve, is the highest mountain in Canada and the second-highest on the North American continent (after Denali in the U.S. state of Alaska). Most of the Yukon has a subarctic climate, characterized by long, cold winters and brief, warm summers. The coastal area along the Arctic Ocean has a tundra climate.

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  1. yukon

    The Yukon is a territory in northwest Canada, known for its vast wilderness, mountainous landscapes, and the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 19th century. Its capital city is Whitehorse. The territory is named after the Yukon River, which runs through it. It is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three federal territories.

Wikidata

  1. Yukon

    Yukon is the westernmost and smallest of Canada's three federal territories. Whitehorse is the territorial capital. The territory was split from the Hudson's Bay Company's North-Western Territory in 1898. Receiving royal assent on March 27, 2002, the federal government modernized the Yukon Act to confirm "Yukon", rather than "Yukon Territory", as the current usage standard. Though officially bilingual, the Yukon Government also recognizes First Nations languages. At 5,959 m, Yukon's Mount Logan, in Kluane National Park and Reserve, is the highest mountain in Canada and the second-highest on the North American continent. The territory's climate is Arctic in the north, subarctic in the central region, between north of Whitehorse and Old Crow, and has a humid continental climate in the far south, south of Whitehorse and in areas close to the British Columbia border.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Yukon

    a great river of Alaska, rises in British territory, and after a course of 2000 m. falls, by a number of mouths forming a delta, into the Behring Sea; it is navigable nearly throughout, and its waters swarm with salmon three months in the year, some of them from 80 to 120 lbs. weight, and from 5 to 6 ft. long.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. YUKON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Yukon is ranked #134712 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Yukon surname appeared 125 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Yukon.

    92.8% or 116 total occurrences were White.
    4.8% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Yukon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Yukon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Yukon in a Sentence

  1. Discovery Channel star Dave Turin:

    Last season we dug up over $3 million worth of gold… We were in the Yukon territory, when we were mining in the Yukon, it’s very difficult to keep a sane family life... We all wanted to get closer to our families so we moved, and it was a huge decision for us.

  2. General Motors:

    General Motors is voluntarily recalling certain 2014-2018 model year Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, and GMC Yukon vehicles for a condition related to increased brake pedal effort, in rare circumstances, these vehicles may have a condition in which the engine-mounted mechanical vacuum pump output may decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist.

  3. Greg Hare:

    It was found near the top of a snow-capped mountain in South West Yukon, it was an incredible discovery, we really did n’t intend to be on that [ ice ] patch on that day. VIKING SWORD DISCOVERY : HUNTER FINDS 1,100-YEAR-OLD WEAPON ON NORWEGIAN MOUNTAIN The archaeologists were travelling in two helicopters with a documentary film crew when they noticed caribou on the ice patch they were planning to land on. Instead, the helicopter landed on a small nearby patch of snow where Senior Project Archaeologist Christian Thomas quickly spotted the arrow.

  4. Timothy Fleming:

    Yukon GMC has marketed Yukon GMC pretty successfully as the rugged, more premium brand relative to Chevy.

  5. Greg Hare:

    This is one of the earliest examples that we have bow and arrow technology in the Yukon and it’s the earliest known example of copper use in Yukon.

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