American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A district and administrative region of eastern Nunavut, Canada, including the eastern section of the mainland and various islands in Hudson Bay.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name proposed in 1886 by A. C. Lawson for a series of pre-Cambrian schists near the Lake of the Woods, Ontario.
“This is the largest and most important settlement in Keewatin District.”
“Keewatin, which is under the jurisdiction of the lieutenant-governor of Manitoba.”
“The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is tweaking its early literacy program at Kenora district schools to give students a better chance at learning to read.”
“Northern land use information map series, Districts of Keewatin, Mackenzie and Franklin, N.W.T. Ottawa.”
“U.S. S.eel said that the layoffs will begin over the next few weeks as it idles an iron-ore mining and pelletizing facility in Keewatin, Minn., and two other steel plants: Great Lakes Works near Detroit and Granite City Works near S.. Louis.”
“Their compelling life story has been well-chronicled, perhaps no better than by Farley Mowat in his two seminal works "People of the Deer" (published in 1952) and "The Desperate People" (published in 1959) which tell the story of the Ihalmuit -- "the people from beyond" -- who inhabited the barren lands of central Keewatin District, now Kivalliq.”
“After four decades as a Catholic priest with a quarter of it spent serving Nashwauk, Pengilly and Keewatin the Rev.”
“If appropriate, specify in the text the territorial subdivision: Franklin, Keewatin or Mackenzie.”
“Subsequently the vast territory outside of the new prairie province was divided into six districts for purposes of government: Alberta, Assiniboia, Athabasca, Keewatin, and Saskatchewan.”
“Keewatin districts, Canada, rising in Sussex lake, a small body of water in”
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