Pronunciation: (dô'sun), [key]
1. Sir John William, 1820–99, Canadian geologist and educator.
2. William Levi, born 1899, U.S. composer and conductor.
3. a town in NW Canada, at the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike rivers: former capital of the Yukon Territory. 838.
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