Definition of Aleut

1. Noun. A member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska.

Exact synonyms: Aleutian
Generic synonyms: American Indian, Indian, Red Indian

2. Noun. A community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo-Aleut language and inhabit the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska. "The Aleut and the Eskimo are related culturally and linguistically"
Generic synonyms: Community
Geographical relationships: Aleutian Islands, Aleutians

3. Noun. The language spoken by the Aleut.

Definition of Aleut

1. Adjective. Of the Aleutian Islands, their inhabitants or their language. ¹

2. Noun. A member of the indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska in the United States and of Kamchatka Krai in the Russia. ¹

3. Noun. A native or inhabitant of the Aleutian Islands. ¹

4. Proper noun. The language of the Aleutian Islands, related to Eskimo (Inupiaq and Yupik). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aleut

Alessandro Manzoni
Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi
Aletris aurea
Aletris farinosa
Aletta Jacobs
Aleuria aurantia
Aleurites fordii
Aleurites moluccana
Aleutian Islander
Aleutian Islands
Alex Boncayao Brigade
Alex Haley
Alexander's deafness
Alexander's disease

Literary usage of Aleut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Russian Orthodox Church Of Alaska And The Aleutian Islands And Its Relation by Vyacheslav Ivanov (1998)
"To give an example of a modern aleut Christian text, Veniaminov quoted a short piece by an aleut Kurbatov written in 1829 (ibid., pp. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"(Right) Old aleut lady preparing a sea lion stomach for storing salmon. [WS Laughlin, University of Connecticut] dundancy in the gene pool. ..."

3. A Trip to Alaska: A Narrative of what was Seen and Heard During a Summer by George Wardman (1884)
"aleut COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE. N the 30th of July the steamer " St. Paul" sailed out of the fog surrounding the island which bears the same name as herself, ..."

4. Women Workers: Trends and Issues by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Educational Attainment Of the 1 million American Indian, Eskimo, and aleut persons age 25 and over in the United States in 1990, 66 percent had a high ..."

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