Pronunciation: (u-las'ku), [key]
1. a state of the United States in NW North America. 400,481; 586,400 sq. mi. (1,519,000 sq. km). Cap.: Juneau. Abbr.: AK (for use with zip code), Alas.
2. Gulf of, a gulf of the Pacific, on the coast of S Alaska.
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