Definition of Alcan Highway in English:

Alcan Highway

Syllabification: Al·can High·way
Pronunciation: /ˌalˌkan ˈhīˌwā
(also Alaska Highway)
  • A military road, built during World War II to link Dawson Creek in the Yukon Territory with Fairbanks in Alaska, as part of a supply route to the former Soviet Union and the Pacific Ocean.

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