A province of south-central Canada. Originally part of a 1670 grant to the Hudson's Bay Company, it was admitted as a province in 1870, shortly after Canadian Confederation. An influx of settlers over the following decades led to an extension of its boundaries in 1881. Winnipeg is the capital.
(place) Province of SC Canada: 213,271 sq mi (552,370 sq km); cap. Winnipeg.
(place) Lake in S Manitoba: 1,817 sq mi (4,706 sq km)
Origin of manitoba
Cree manitoowapaaw, the narrows (of Lake Manitoba), lit., god narrows
Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
Manitoba Sentence Examples
The drainage of Manitoba is entirely northeastward to Hudson Bay.
The climate of Manitoba, being that of a region of wide extent and of similar conditions, is not subject to frequent variations.
Lake Manitoba also affords opportunity for inland shipping.
Beyond the forest country of Ontario come the prairies of Manitoba and the North-West Territories.