Manitoba definition by Webster's New World
- province of SC Canada: 250,946 sq mi (649,947 sq km); pop. 1,114,000; cap. Winnipeg: abbrev. MB or Man
- lake in S Manitoba: 1,817 sq mi (4,706 sq km)
Origin: Cree manitoowapaaw, the narrows (of Lake Manitoba), literally , god narrows
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- Manitoban adjective, noun
Manitoba definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Abbr. MB or Man.
A province of south-central Canada. It was admitted to the confederation in 1870. Originally part of a 1670 grant to the Hudson's Bay Company, it was largely settled by immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Winnipeg is the capital and the largest city. Population: 1,150,000.
- Manˌi·toˈban adjective & n.
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A lake of southern Manitoba, Canada. It is a remnant of the glacial age Lake Agassiz.