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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aleutian Islands, Aleutiansnoun

    an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska

Wiktionary

  1. Aleutian Islandsnoun

    An archipelago of more than 300 small volcanic islands forming an island arc in the Northern Pacific Ocean, between Alaska and the Kamchatka Peninsula of Asia. They are part of the United States.

    Etymology: Possibly from aliat, "island"

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  1. Aleutian Islands

    The Aleutian Islands are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 57 smaller ones, forming part of the Aleutian Arc in the Northern Pacific Ocean, occupying an area of 6,821 sq mi and extending about 1,200 mi westward from the Alaska Peninsula toward the Kamchatka Peninsula, marking a line between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Crossing longitude 180°, they are the westernmost part of the United States. Nearly all the archipelago is part of Alaska and usually considered as being in the "Alaskan Bush", but at the extreme western end the small, geologically related, and remote Commander Islands are in Russia. The islands, with their 57 volcanoes, are in the northern part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. The Alaska Marine Highway passes through the islands. Physiographically, they are a distinct section of the larger Pacific Border province, which in turn is part of the larger Pacific Mountain System physiographic division.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. aleutian islands

    A number of islands stretching from the peninsula of Alaska in North America to Kamtschatka in Asia. The greater number belong to the territory of Alaska.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Aleutian Islands

    From the Russian aleut, “bald rock.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aleutian islands in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aleutian islands in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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