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.
A lake of southern Manitoba, Canada. It is a remnant of the glacial age Lake Agassiz.