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A state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union.  Synonyms: Alaska, Last Frontier.

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"AK" Quotes from Famous Books

... me ub de gloriz ub spring lam', An' de toofsumnis ub tuckey et wid cel'ry an' wid jam; Ub beef-st'ak fried wid unyuns, an' sezoned up so fine— But you' jes' kin gimme hog-meat, an' I'm happy ...
— The Book of American Negro Poetry • Edited by James Weldon Johnson

... and his faring. But in all conscience he should have been abundantly ashamed of his charges, for my boy said I was charged three times too much, and I have no cause for doubting his word either, for he was fairly honest. I once had a boy in Singapore who acted for three weeks as a "ganti"[AK] whilst my own boy underwent a surgical operation, and between misreckonings, miscarriages, misdealings, mistakes and misdemeanors, had he remained with me another month I should have had to pack up lock, stock and barrel ...
— Across China on Foot • Edwin Dingle

... Dec. 5. Dvo[vr]ak's "Slavonic Dances" No. 7 and No. 8, also the first movement of Guilmant's "First Symphony" for organ and orchestra given at a Philharmonic Concert, in Boston, with Charles H. Morse ...
— Annals of Music in America - A Chronological Record of Significant Musical Events • Henry Charles Lahee

... is pregnant with meaning. On Judgment-day the righteous shall arise with their faces shining gloriously: hence the blessing, "Bayyaz' Allaho wajh-ak" (Allah whiten thy countenance!). But the wicked shall appear with faces scorched black and deformed by horror (Koran xxiv.): hence "God blacken thy brow!" I may observe that Easterns curse, the curse ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... possible that Sargon's collection may have also comprised literature of a lighter nature than those ponderous works on magic and astrology. At least, a work on agriculture has been found, which is thought to have been compiled for the same king's library,[AK] and which contains bits of popular poetry (maxims, riddles, short peasant songs) of the kind that is now called "folk-lore." Of the correctness of the supposition there is, as yet, no absolute proof, but as some of these ...
— Chaldea - From the Earliest Times to the Rise of Assyria • Znade A. Ragozin

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