American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A province of south-central Canada. It was admitted to the confederation in 1870. Originally part of a 1670 grant to the Hudson's Bay Company, it was largely settled by immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Winnipeg is the capital and the largest city. Population: 1,150,000.
- LakeManitoba A lake of southern Manitoba, Canada. It is a remnant of the glacial age Lake Agassiz.
- n. one of the three prairie provinces in central Canada
“MANITOBA MOTIVATION: Apparently, that quick trip back to Manitoba served as a motivator for Canuck rookie Jannik Hansen.”
“WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwire - June 25, 2009) - This is to advise boat and property owners on the Red and Assiniboine rivers that due to higher water levels and increased water flows caused by recent heavy precipitation south of the border, a portion of the moveable dam at St. Andrews Lock and Dam at Lockport, Manitoba, will be removed on June 25, 2009.”
“In which our plucky young hero thinks Manitoba is Latin for "several tobs".”
“We removed more than sixty per cent of the businesses in Manitoba from the requirement of paying corporation capital taxes.”
“In other words, we have moved quite quickly and today government in Manitoba is taxing less, borrowing less and, in real terms, spending less than it was twelve months ago.”
“The biggest single development opportunity in Manitoba is in the public sector in the form of hydro-electric potential -- and we will be talking closely to Ontario about how the construction of generating facilities can provide needed orders for Ontario manufacturers as well as a basis for expanded manufacturing capability in Manitoba.”
“2001-06-30: In which our plucky young hero thinks Manitoba is Latin for "several tobs".”
“Also, I don't know if it has affected the lakes in Manitoba, but the harsch winter severly rose the number of fish decimated due to winterkill in ND, and it could be a factor where you are headed.”
“As you'll see if you click it, it's been unseasonably cold up in Manitoba this year -- Audie tells me the ice is still in, and that this is the latest he's know the lakes to stay frozen.”
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