Manitoba



[man-i-toh-buh] /ˌmæn ɪˈtoʊ bə/

noun
1.
a province in central Canada. 246,512 sq. mi. (638,466 sq. km).
Abbreviation: Man.
Capital: Winnipeg.
2.
Lake, a lake in the S part of this province. 120 miles (195 km) long; 1817 sq. mi. (4705 sq. km).
/ˌmænɪˈtəʊbə/
noun
1.
a province of W Canada: consists of prairie in the southwest, with extensive forests in the north and tundra near Hudson Bay in the northeast. Capital: Winnipeg. Pop: 1 170 268 (2004 est). Area: 650 090 sq km (251 000 sq miles) MB
2.
Lake Manitoba, a lake in W Canada, in S Manitoba: fed by the outflow from Lake Winnipegosis; drains into Lake Winnipeg. Area: 4706 sq km (1817 sq miles)

Canadian province, named for the lake, which was named for an island in the lake; from Algonquian manitou “great spirit.”

Province in central Canada, bordered to the north by the Northwest Territories, to the northeast by Hudson Bay, to the east by Ontario, to the south by Minnesota and North Dakota, and to the west by Saskatchewan. Winnipeg is the capital and largest city.

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