Pribilof Islands[prib′ə läf′]
Pribilof Islands definition by Webster's New World
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group of four Alaskan islands in the Bering Sea, north of the Aleutian Islands: noted as a breeding place of seals
Origin: after Gavril Pribylov, Russian sea captain, c. 1786
Pribilof Islands definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A group of islands off southwest Alaska in the Bering Sea. First visited and named by a Russian explorer in 1786, they are noted as a breeding ground for seals.