a province in W Canada. 251,700 sq. mi. (651,900 sq. km). Capital: Regina.
a river in SW Canada, flowing E to Lake Winnipeg: formed by the junction of the North Saskatchewan and South Saskatchewan rivers. 1,205 miles (1,940 km) long.
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How to use Saskatchewan in a sentence
A member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, Highway is part of a large force of First Nations firefighters across the country.An Indigenous firefighter explains how to better manage wildfires | Benji Jones | July 22, 2021 | Vox
British Columbia just initiated a state of emergency, and I suspect Saskatchewan and Ontario will do the same in a couple of weeks.An Indigenous firefighter explains how to better manage wildfires | Benji Jones | July 22, 2021 | Vox
Parks such as Chaco Culture National Historic Park in New Mexico, Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, and Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatchewan have their own cultural stargazing experiences.
They can be found from just east of the Rocky Mountains to the west coast and north from Alaska to Saskatchewan.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape | John Hainze | January 20, 2021 | Nautilus
Lindstrom, who grew up in the Canadian prairie province of Saskatchewan, was known to colleagues as diligent, accessible and, at times, bluntly spoken.The CDC’s failed race against covid-19: A threat underestimated and a test overcomplicated | David Willman | December 26, 2020 | Washington Post
Harvey now lives in the central prairie province of Saskatchewan, Canadian news reports say, along with her husband and son.Canada’s Newest Refugee: A Florida Mom Convicted of Unlawful Sex With a Minor | Tim Mak | June 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This one was born in Floral, Saskatchewan, on the outskirts of Saskatoon, in the heart of Western Canada's wheat prairies.
For example, in British Columbia, greenhouse gas emissions might go up, while in Saskatchewan, they would plummet.
Alison is played by the marvelous Tatiana Maslany, an actress who hails from Regina, Saskatchewan.Why Should You Watch 'Orphan Black'? Tatiana Maslany. | Sujay Kumar | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Helm knows that even readers in his native Saskatchewan, far from the entertainments of cosmopolitan Toronto, need a plot.
The particular fort on the Great Saskatchewan has been described with absolute accuracy of detail.
The sun had fallen beneath the black tree line, which fringed the northern shore of the Saskatchewan.
A large market for this fruit is opening up in the rapidly growing provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
The less known Little Saskatchewan empties itself into the lake on the opposite side, about forty miles further south.
He stood alone, confronted by a merciless rival, in the lonely forest of the Saskatchewan.
British Dictionary definitions for Saskatchewan
a province of W Canada: consists of part of the Canadian Shield in the north and open prairie in the south; economy based chiefly on agriculture and mineral resources. Capital: Regina. Pop: 995 391 (2004 est). Area: 651 900 sq km (251 700 sq miles): Abbreviation: Sask, SK
a river in W Canada, formed by the confluence of the North and South Saskatchewan Rivers: flows east to Lake Winnipeg. Length: 596 km (370 miles)
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Cultural definitions for Saskatchewan
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