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Keewatin

[kee-weyt-n] /kiˈweɪt n/
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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  • There was a God in Keewatin after all, there must be, since He had sent to him this stranger.

    Murder Point

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

    Murder Point

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

    Murder Point

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

    Murder Point

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

    Murder Point

    Coningsby Dawson
  • Granger knew what he meant—that he was referring to Keewatin and to his sacrifice.

    Murder Point

    Coningsby Dawson
  • I would sledge the width of Keewatin for half a day with you.

    The Wilderness Trail Frank Williams
  • Some of these antlers appear longer than any I saw in Keewatin.

  • This patrol involved much hardship and danger, but it stabilized conditions in that remote Keewatin area.

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • The impression which his mode of travelling conveyed was that of flight; but from whom and whither can a man flee in Keewatin?

    Murder Point

    Coningsby Dawson
British Dictionary definitions for Keewatin

Keewatin

/kiːˈweɪtɪn/
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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