Port city in the northwest corner of the continental United States. The S. S. Portland steamship docked there, returning with the first to â€œstrike it richâ€ in the Klondike, igniting gold fever throughout the United States. The city outfitted many Americans making the trip to Alaska and the Yukon.
Washington, United States of America
a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington