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Alas'ka Pur'chase




1. purchase of the territory of Alaska by the U.S. from Russia in 1867 for $7,200,000. Cf. Seward's Folly.
2. the territory itself.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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