Dawson: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dô'sun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1820–99, Canadian geologist and educator.
  2. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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