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  • MANITOBA, one of the western provinces of the Dominion of Canada, situated midway between the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts of the Dominion, about 1090 m.
  • Manitoba formerly belonged to the Hudson's Bay Company, and after the transfer of its territory to Canada was admitted in 1870 as the fifth province of the Dominion.
  • The name Manitoba sprang from the union of two Indian words, Manito (the Great Spirit), and Waba (the " narrows " of the lake, which may readily be seen on the map).
  • The drainage of Manitoba is entirely northeastward to Hudson Bay.
  • Winnipegosis and Manitoba at high water, in spring-time, discharge their overflow through small streams into Winnipeg.

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