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Winnipeg

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/ ˈwɪn əˌpɛg /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Manitoba, in S Canada, on the Red River.
Lake, a lake in S Canada, in Manitoba. About 260 miles (420 km) long; about 9,300 sq. mi. (24,085 sq. km).
a river in S Canada, flowing NW from the Lake of the Woods to Lake Winnipeg. About 200 miles (320 km) long.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Winnipeg

Win·ni·peg·ger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Winnipeg

Winnipeg
/ (ˈwɪnɪˌpɛɡ) /

noun
a city in S Canada, capital of Manitoba at the confluence of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers: University of Manitoba (1877) and University of Winnipeg (1871). Pop: 626 685 (2001)
Lake Winnipeg a lake in S Canada, in Manitoba: drains through the Nelson River into Hudson Bay. Area: 23 553 sq km (9094 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Winnipeg

Winnipeg

Capital of Manitoba, Canada, located in southern Manitoba near Lake Winnipeg and the U.S. state of Minnesota.

notes for Winnipeg

The easternmost city of the Prairie Provinces (Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan), Winnipeg is the center of their agricultural industry.

notes for Winnipeg

It is known for its severe winters.
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