- 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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But by that time we knew too well her distaste for Manitoban methods to believe in the sincerity of this sudden conversion.
Springing like a panther into the medley, he pulled off and pushed off the assailants, and embraced the Manitoban with both arms.The Red River Half-Breed
- a native or inhabitant of Manitoba
- of or relating to Manitoba or its inhabitants
- 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)
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Word Origin and History for manitoban
Canadian province, named for the lake, which was named for an island in the lake; from Algonquian manitou "great spirit."
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