Definition of Alaska in English:

Alaska

proper noun

  • The largest state of the US, in the extreme north-west of North America, with coasts on the Arctic Ocean, Bering Sea, and North Pacific; population 686,293 (est. 2008); capital, Juneau. The territory was purchased from Russia in 1867 and became the 49th state of the US in 1959.

Pronunciation:

Alaska

/əˈlaskə/