Definition of Aleutian islands

1. Noun. An archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska.

Exact synonyms: Aleutians
Geographical relationships: Aleut
Group relationships: Ak, Alaska, Last Frontier, Pacific, Pacific Ocean
Generic synonyms: Archipelago

Definition of Aleutian islands

1. Proper noun. 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. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aleutian Islands

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
Alexander Alexandrovich Blok
Alexander Archipelago
Alexander Bell

Literary usage of Aleutian islands

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

1. Technology Reviewby Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1908)
"X. JANUARY, 1908 No. i JOURNAL OF THE TECHNOLOGY EXPEDITION TO THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, 1907 BY TA JAGGAR, JR., In Charge of the Expedition April 13, 1907. ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"REGULATIONS issued by Order of the EMPEROR of RUSSIA for the TRADE of the ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, &c. Considering that according to the reports that have been ..."

3. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"The 12000 knr aleutian islands Ecoregion in southwestern Alaska is composed of a chain of sedimentary ... The aleutian islands have a maritime climate. ..."

4. Handbook of Alaska: Its Resources, Products, and Attractions by Adolphus Washington Greely (1909)
"... THE aleutian islands AND FOX FARMING THERE is little known of the Aleutian Islands except as to the Fox Island group, adjacent to the Alaska Peninsula. ..."

5. The Island World of the Pacific Ocean by Charles Marion Tyler, Howard & Pariser (1885)
"AND THE aleutian islands. THIS chain of islands, stretching from Alaska in a southeasterly direction to the shores of Kampt- chatka, lying between 51 deg. ..."

6. History of Alaska: 1730-1885 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Alfred Bates, Ivan Petroff, William Nemos (1886)
"... who had been with Bering, and who was even credited by various authors with the discovery of the aleutian islands.8 In these expeditions the bold ..."

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