Manitoba [man-i-toh-buh] Examples 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).

Related formsMan·i·to·ban, adjective, noun Examples from the Web for manitoba Contemporary Examples of manitoba

  • Janice Ristock, a professor at University of Manitoba, specializes in studying violence in LGBT relationships.

    Should Twitter Suspend LGBT Engineer Accused Of Raping Her Wife?

    Emily Shire

    October 8, 2014

  • They will travel to Charlottetown, Bonshaw and Cornwall in Prince Edward Island and Winnipeg in Manitoba during the tour.

    Camilla Carries On After Brother’s Death

    May 19, 2014

  • Greetings from Manitoba, the Saudi Arabia of untapped hydroelectric potential.

    Let’s Dam Manitoba

    David Frum

    March 6, 2013

  • Canada has abundant hydro potential — and in fact Manitoba and Quebec have abundant hydro for sale right now.

    Why Blow our Money on Wind Power?

    David Frum

    January 26, 2013

  • Historical Examples of manitoba

  • This is the period in the history of Manitoba which at present interests us.

    The Hound From The North

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • There was little thought of display amongst the farmers of Manitoba.

    The Hound From The North

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • Fall of enormous, unknown ants—size of wasps—Manitoba, June, 1895.

    The Book of the Damned

    Charles Fort

  • A somewhat similar clause had been inserted in the Manitoba Act of 1870.

    The Canadian Dominion

    Oscar D. Skelton

  • At the station about a hundred of Manitoba’s leading men were gathered.

    The Life of King Edward VII

    J. Castell Hopkins

  • British Dictionary definitions for manitoba Manitoba 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)Abbreviation: 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)

    Word Origin and History for manitoba Manitoba

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

    manitoba in Culture Manitoba

    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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