Manitoba [man-i-toh-buh] Examples noun
- a province in central Canada. 246,512 sq. mi. (638,466 sq. km). Abbreviation: Man. Capital: Winnipeg.
- 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.
October 8, 2014
They will travel to Charlottetown, Bonshaw and Cornwall in Prince Edward Island and Winnipeg in Manitoba during the tour.
May 19, 2014
Greetings from Manitoba, the Saudi Arabia of untapped hydroelectric potential.
March 6, 2013
Canada has abundant hydro potential — and in fact Manitoba and Quebec have abundant hydro for sale right now.
January 26, 2013
Historical Examples of manitoba
This is the period in the history of Manitoba which at present interests us.
There was little thought of display amongst the farmers of Manitoba.
Fall of enormous, unknown ants—size of wasps—Manitoba, June, 1895.
A somewhat similar clause had been inserted in the Manitoba Act of 1870.
Oscar D. Skelton
At the station about a hundred of Manitoba’s leading men were gathered.
J. Castell Hopkins
British Dictionary definitions for manitoba Manitoba noun
- 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
- 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, bordered to the north by the , to the northeast by , to the east by , to the south by and , and to the west by . is the capital and largest city.