- a province in central Canada. 246,512 sq. mi. (638,466 sq. km). Abbreviation: Man. Capital: Winnipeg.
- Lake, a lake in the S part of this province. 120 miles (195 km) long; 1817 sq. mi. (4705 sq. km).
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Contemporary Examples of manitoba
Janice Ristock, a professor at University of Manitoba, specializes in studying violence in LGBT relationships.Should Twitter Suspend LGBT Engineer Accused Of Raping Her Wife?
October 8, 2014
They will travel to Charlottetown, Bonshaw and Cornwall in Prince Edward Island and Winnipeg in Manitoba during the tour.Camilla Carries On After Brother's Death
May 19, 2014
Greetings from Manitoba, the Saudi Arabia of untapped hydroelectric potential.Let's Dam Manitoba
March 6, 2013
Canada has abundant hydro potential — and in fact Manitoba and Quebec have abundant hydro for sale right now.Why Blow our Money on Wind Power?
January 26, 2013
Historical Examples of manitoba
There was little thought of display amongst the farmers of Manitoba.
This is the period in the history of Manitoba which at present interests us.
Fall of enormous, unknown ants—size of wasps—Manitoba, June, 1895.The Book of the Damned
A somewhat similar clause had been inserted in the Manitoba Act of 1870.The Canadian Dominion
Oscar D. Skelton
At the station about a hundred of Manitoba's leading men were gathered.The Life of King Edward VII
J. Castell Hopkins
- a province of W Canada: consists of prairie in the southwest, with extensive forests in the north and tundra near Hudson Bay in the northeast. Capital: Winnipeg. Pop: 1 170 268 (2004 est). Area: 650 090 sq km (251 000 sq miles)Abbreviation: MB
- Lake Manitoba a lake in W Canada, in S Manitoba: fed by the outflow from Lake Winnipegosis; drains into Lake Winnipeg. Area: 4706 sq km (1817 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for manitoba
Canadian province, named for the lake, which was named for an island in the lake; from Algonquian manitou "great spirit."