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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Kodiak brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia
    • n Kodiak an island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska; site of the first European settlement in the area which was founded by the Russians in 1784
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In literature:

His residence was at Sitka, to which the principal post was removed from Kodiak.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Kodiak and the Schumagin Islands.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16" by Robert Kerr
The eagle braked madly, trying to escape a giant Kodiak bear.
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Something comfortable, like, say, a Bengal tiger or a Kodiak bear.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
By 1820 these voyages had extended to Japan, and in 1836 they reached what is known as the Kodiak Grounds.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 5, Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 5, May, 1886" by Various
He's called a kodiak because he hangs out down on Kodiak Island and on the Alaska and Kenai peninsulas.
"The Boy Scouts on the Yukon" by Ralph Victor
Bald face, The great Grizzly and the Kodiak Grizzly.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
The Russians who established the first permanent white settlement in Alaska on Kodiak Island knew it as Bulshia Gora, the great mountain.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
In the spring of 1799, Baranof sent orders to the toyons, or chiefs, of the tribes on the islands around Kodiak to assemble the hunters.
"The Story of Sitka" by C. L. Andrews
They range from Sitka to the extremity of the Alaskan Peninsula, over Kodiak Island, and inland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
The survivors were taken to Kodiak, where the humane captain of the ship demanded of Baranoff a compensation of fifty thousand roubles in cash.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
Katmai, on the Alaskan Peninsula just opposite Kodiak Island, the ash-laden hillsides were again covered with verdure.
"The Land of Tomorrow" by William B Stephenson, Jr.
Passing to the left of Afognak Island, we entered the harbor at Kodiak.
"Trails and Tramps in Alaska and Newfoundland" by William S. Thomas

In news:

Northwest Mississippi Community College alumni Carolyn Floyd (third from left) and Joe Floyd (second from right) of Kodiak, Alaska, recently established a Foundation Scholarship at Northwest.
Coast Guard Rescues 5 Fishermen Near Kodiak .
KODIAK — Domestic and sexual violence is a big problem in Kodiak Island Borough, according to a new survey.
Domestic and sexual violence is a big problem in Kodiak Island Borough, according to a new survey.
A new survey shows that domestic violence is a big problem in Kodiak Island Borough.
Kodiak Island, AK is Best Hunting Destination With Worst Weather.
Kodiak football tops Skyview.
Moderate 5.5 quake felt in Kodiak, Alaska.
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center reports a magnitude 5.5 earthquake in the Kodiak Island region.
The Kodiak girls and boys swimming and diving teams swept the Homer Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Homer.
Kodiak man hurls newspaper stand through window.
A man from Texas who was found face-down in the water on a beach during a fishing outing on Kodiak Island has died.
SoHi netters topple Kodiak .
Kodiak is strong but gentle on the lead, and he gets really excited when he sees something he wants to investigate (such as a new dog friend).
A Wal-Mart in small town Kodiak, Alaska got a huge surprise yesterday when Pitbull showed up to meet the fans.