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Keewatin

[kee-weyt-n]
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noun
  1. a district in the Northwest Territories, in N Canada. 228,160 sq. mi. (590,935 sq. km).
  2. Geology. a division of the Archeozoic rocks found in the Canadian Shield.
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Examples from the Web for keewatin

Historical Examples

  • If a man once gives way to weeping in Keewatin, he will weep always.

    Murder Point

    Coningsby Dawson

  • There was a God in Keewatin after all, there must be, since He had sent to him this stranger.

    Murder Point

    Coningsby Dawson

  • How odd it seemed to him that he should be recalling Carlyle up there in Keewatin!

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    Coningsby Dawson

  • Was it for that crime that you fled, till you came at last to Keewatin for safety?

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  • I have told you a secret to-night which never, since I came to Keewatin, have I told to any man.

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British Dictionary definitions for keewatin

Keewatin

noun
  1. a former administrative district of the Northwest Territories of Canada stretching from the district of Mackenzie to Hudson Bay; became part of Nunavut in 1999: mostly tundra
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