Medicine Hat definition by Webster's New World
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city in SE Alberta, Canada: pop. 47,000
Origin: probably translated, translation of Blackfoot saamis, headdress of a medicine man
Medicine Hat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southeast Alberta, Canada, near the Saskatchewan border southeast of Calgary. Founded in 1883, it is a trade center in a farming and ranching region. Population: 57,000.