capital of Manitoba, Canada, on the Red River: pop. 618,000 (met. area, 667,000)
river in W Ontario & SE Manitoba, Canada, flowing from the Lake of the Woods into Lake Winnipeg: (with its principal headstream) 475 mi (764 km)
large lake in SC Manitoba: 9,465 sq mi (24,514 sq km)
< Cree wiinipeek, lit., body of muddy water, sea
See Winnipeg in American Heritage Dictionary 4
The capital and largest city of Manitoba, Canada, in the southeast part of the province at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers. Founded as a fur-trading post, it developed rapidly after the coming of the railroad in 1881. It is a commercial center and one of the world's largest wheat markets. Population: 633,000.
A lake of south-central Manitoba, Canada. A remnant of the glacial Lake Agassiz, it is now a popular resort area surrounded by valuable timberlands.