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The name " Alaska " ( Аляска ) was already introduced in the Russian colonial period, when it was used only for the peninsula and is derived from the Aleut alaxsxaq, meaning " the mainland " or, more literally, " the object towards which the action of the sea is directed ".
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Jody Roberts, a reporter for the Tacoma News Tribune, went missing in 1985, only to be found 12 years later in Sitka, Alaska, living under the name of " Jane Dee Williams.
Cod is also used as part of the commons name for a number of other fishes, and there are species suggested to belong to genus Gadus that are not called cod ( the Alaska pollock ).
* 1928 – Texaco becomes the first U. S. oil company to sell its gasoline nationwide under one single brand name in all 48 states ( 50 states after Alaska and Hawaii joined the Union in 1959 ).
It comprises the westernmost portion of the Alaska Peninsula, and a small number of the Aleutian Islands, from which the borough name derives.
* Lewes River, previous name of the upper portion of the Yukon River which runs through Yukon, Canada, and Alaska, USA.
On his return to Alaska, Qadanalchen took the name Kalifornsky, the Russian equivalent of " Californian.
The name is derived from the Alaska-Canadian ( Alcan ) highway, now the Alaska Highway, and the fact that its eastern boundary ( as defined by the Census Bureau ) is the Yukon Territory, Canada border.
The community was originally chartered as Frankfort and then known as Alaska before it took the name of its well-known historic landmark.
* Jackass Lane, a street in Anchorage, Alaska whose name was changed in the 1980s due to frequent street sign thefts
The term has almost become a brand name, especially in California, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho and Washington, to which most of the province's cannabis is exported.
Chugach () or Chugachigmiut is the name of an Alaska Native culture and group of people in the region of the Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound.
The Chugach people gave their name to Chugach National Forest, the Chugach Mountains, and Alaska's Chugach State Park, all located in or near the traditional range of the Chugach people in southcentral Alaska.
Chugach Alaska Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation created under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, also derives its name from the Chugach people, many of whom are shareholders of the corporation.
As head of the Russian Orthodox Church in America he reorganized the diocese and changed its name from " Diocese of the Aleutians and Alaska " to " Diocese of the Aleutians and North America " in 1900.
* Alaska Communications System, former name of AT & T Alascom, an American communications services company
At that time the Alaska Board of Geographic Names changed the name of the mountain back to " Denali ," even though the U. S. Board of Geographic Names maintains " McKinley ".
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For a blood-chilling ring of terror to the very sound of his name was the tool he needed for the job he'd promised to do.
My lovely caller -- Joyce Holland was her name -- had previously done three filmed commercials for zing, and this evening, the fourth, a super production, had been filmed at the home of Louis Thor.
Bill Doolin's ambition, it appeared, was to carve out his name with bullets alongside those of Jesse James and Billy the Kid, and Bill Tilghman had sworn he would stop him.
The difference came down to this: The Southern States insisted that the United States was, in last analysis, what its name implied -- a Union of States.
I was having lunch not long ago ( apologies to N. V. Peale ) with three distinguished historians ( one specializing in the European Middle Ages, one in American history, and one in the Far East ), and I asked them if they could name instances where the general mores had been radically changed with `` deliberate speed, majestic instancy '' ( Francis Thompson's words for the Hound Of Heaven's Pursuit ) by judicial fiat.
Neither was Henrietta hoydenish like Jo, who frankly wished she were a boy and had deliberately shortened her name, which, like Henrietta's, was the feminine form of a boy's name.
It seems to me now, in a long backward glance, that many of the Hetman's conceits and odd actions -- together with his grim posture when brandishing the hatchet in the name of Mr. Hearst -- were keyed with the tragedy which was to close over him one day.
An accompanying sympathetic letter explained that inside the envelope was a name for Mrs. Coolidge's first granddaughter.
Pike was stunned by the first blast against his character, which was published in the March 4th issue of The Gazette under the name `` Vale ''.
Under Fosdick the first executive officer of the CTCA was Richard Byrd, whose name in later years was to become synonymous with activities at the polar antipodes.
I had had my name taken out of the telephone book, and this was partly because of a convict who had been discharged from Sing Sing and who called me night after night.
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Motion picture cameras had been installed to film the audience, the reservation list was being checked out name by name, and a special detail was already at work in the parking lot scrutinizing automobiles for a possible lead.
The model for this was a society that already existed at Brescia, under the name of " Priests of Peace ".
In 1208, taking advantage of the quarrel between Prince Roman Igorevych and his boyars, Andrew occupied Halych and appointed a regent to govern the principality in his name, but Prince Volodymyr III Igorevych managed to reconquer his principality already in the following year.
At this point, NBP provided a system for checking that no other machine had already registered the same name.
It has been argued that the name " Titus " in 2 Corinthians and Galatians is nothing more than an informal name used by Timothy, implied already by the fact that even though both are said to be long-term close companions of Paul, they never appear in common scenes.
In the 20th century, the active chemical constituent of B. caapi was named telepathine, but it was found to be identical to a chemical already isolated from Peganum harmala and was given the name harmaline.
" This name was given them by their enemies in reference to the practice of " re-baptizing " converts who " already had been baptized " ( or sprinkled ) as infants.
Until his return from Mexico in 1930 Whorf had been entirely an autodidact in linguistic theory and field methodology, yet he had already made a name for himself in Middle American linguistics.
Although the name Chordata is often attributed to William Bateson ( 1885 ), it was already in common use in by 1880.
In some places of Brazil people would call capoeira as playing Angola and, according to Mestre Noronha, the Capoeira school Centro de Capoeira Angola Conceição da Praia, created in Bahia, already used the name Capoeira Angola illegally in the beginning of the 1920 decade.
It is not like class actions in the United Statesit only applies to parties who have already filed suit and does not allow a claim to be brought in the name of an unknown group of claimants.
As there was already a team named Fulham in the borough, the name of the adjacent borough of Chelsea was chosen for the new club, having also considered names like Kensington FC, Stamford Bridge FC and London FC.
In fact, the cars produced by Nissan already used the Datsun brand name, a successful brand in Japan since 1932, long before World War II.
The Latin name suggests that the city was already a Celtic oppidum, or walled town, on the banks on the River Exe before the foundation of the Roman city, in about AD 50.
The Indonesian titles " dr ." is used in front of the name of medical doctor who holds a specification as general practitioner, also when the doctor already holds his specialization to ___, such as " Sp. THT " or " Spesialis Telinga, Hidung, Tenggorokan " ( ENT or Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist ).
In the published version of Henry IV, Part 1, Falstaff's name is always unmetrical, suggesting a name change after the original composition ; Prince Hal refers to Falstaff as " my old lad of the castle " in the first act of the play ; the epilogue to Henry IV, Part II, moreover, explicitly disavows any connection between Falstaff and Oldcastle, a dancer declaring: "... where, for anything I know, Falstaff shall die of a sweat, unless already ' a be killed with your hard opinions ; for Oldcastle died a martyr and this is not the man ".
Often the species of mafic minerals is included in the name, for instance, hornblende-bearing granite, pyroxene tonalite or augite megacrystic monzonite, because the term " granite " already assumes content with feldspar and quartz.
So, for residents ( knowing the local code ), a graffiti only containing the name or abbreviation of this gang is already a racist expression, reminding the offended people of their gang activities.
Hierax tried to defeat king Attalus I of Pergamum ( 241 – 197 BC ), but instead, the Hellenized cities united under Attalus's banner, and his armies inflicted several severe defeats upon them in about 232 B. C., forcing them to settle permanently and to confine themselves to the region to which they had already given their name.
Trent's Last Case is an adaptation of British author E. C. Bentley's 1913 novel of the same name, and had already been adapted to film in England in 1920.