- a district in the Northwest Territories, in N Canada. 228,160 sq. mi. (590,935 sq. km).
- Geology. a division of the Archeozoic rocks found in the Canadian Shield.
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Examples from the Web for keewatin
If a man once gives way to weeping in Keewatin, he will weep always.
There was a God in Keewatin after all, there must be, since He had sent to him this stranger.
How odd it seemed to him that he should be recalling Carlyle up there in Keewatin!
Was it for that crime that you fled, till you came at last to Keewatin for safety?
I have told you a secret to-night which never, since I came to Keewatin, have I told to any man.
- 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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