Yukon Time

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Yukon Time standard time in the 9th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 135th meridian west; used in Hawaii and most of Alaska
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Usage

In literature:

But in two days' time they dropped down the Yukon bank from the Barracks, loaded with letters for the outside.
"The Call of the Wild" by Jack London
All the time we go down Yukon in the ice.
"Love of Life and Other Stories" by Jack London
But at this time, many hundred miles above, at Fort Yukon, was a man, Spike O'Brien.
"The Faith of Men" by Jack London
He see the Yukon first time.
"The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
It was flood-time on the Yukon.
"Children of the Frost" by Jack London
It was flood-time on the Yukon.
"The Spinner's Book of Fiction" by Various
While this route is much shorter, it is a hundred times more difficult and dangerous than by the Yukon.
"Klondike Nuggets" by E. S. Ellis
A mail once a month went at that time from Fort Yukon to the Koyukuk, and there was little other travel.
"Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled" by Hudson Stuck
Before that I was up in the Yukon district for some time.
"The Long Portage" by Harold Bindloss
Behring's Sea is very shallow, and the waters are most of the time very rough, especially for the flat-bottomed boats that ply upon the Yukon.
"The Boy Scouts on the Yukon" by Ralph Victor
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In poetry:

The Younger Son he's earned his bread in ways both hard and easy
From Parramatta to the Pole, from Yukon to Zambesi;
For young blood is roving blood, and a far road's best,
And when you're tired of roving there'll be time enough to rest!
"The Younger Son" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Neff arrived in Pelly at 3:27 am, leaving at 6:09 a.m. Lance Mackey arrived in Pelly at 4:32 am and left at 8:11 am (Yukon time.
USDA scientists bred yellow potatoes with carotenoid levels that are two to three times higher than those of the popular Yukon Gold yellow-fleshed potato variety.
Find out what Yukon likes to do with his free time after the jump.
For the third time in the past four years, former Forest Lake resident Ken Anderson has notched a top five finish in the 1000-mile Yukon Quest sled dog race from Whitehorse, AK, to Fairbanks, AK.
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