Alaska time
noun Date: 1945 the time of the ninth time zone west of Greenwich that includes most of Alaska

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  • time zone — Synonyms and related words: Alaska time, Atlantic time, Central time, Eastern time, GMT, Greenwich mean time, Greenwich time, Mountain time, Yukon time, apparent time, civil time, daylight saving time, fast time, local time, mean solar time, mean …   Moby Thesaurus

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