Winnipeg meaning

wĭn'ə-pĕg'
The capital and largest city of Manitoba, Canada, in the southeast part of the province at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers south of Lake Winnipeg. Founded as a fur-trading post, it developed rapidly after the coming of the railroad in 1885.
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Capital of Manitoba, Canada, on the Red River.
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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)
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Large lake in SC Manitoba: 9,465 sq mi (24,514 sq km)
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Origin of winnipeg

  • < Cree wiinipeek, lit., body of muddy water, sea
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition