American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A province of south-central Canada. The French established trading posts in the area c. 1750, but the first permanent settlement was made by the Hudson's Bay Company in 1774. The region became part of the Northwest Territories in 1870, joining the Confederation in 1905. Regina is the capital. Population: 968,000.
- n. A river in Canada.
- n. Prairie province in western Canada (named after the river, which flows through it) which has Regina as its capital city.
- n. one of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada
- From Cree kisiskāciwani-sīpiy ("swift-flowing river"). (Wiktionary)
“Potash Corporation, based in Saskatchewan, is one of Canada's largest companies and the world's biggest producer of potash, a key ingredient of food fertiliser.”
“Late summer in Saskatchewan is a beautiful time to enjoy barbecues and outdoor concerts.”
“You don't have to be an Allan Blakeney socialist to know how the system works, although I want to point out to you that his particular mixture of public and private enterprise in Saskatchewan is working remarkably well.”
“One-third of the land in Saskatchewan is covered by timber.”
“The word Saskatchewan comes from a colourful Cree Indian word meaning "swift flowing" or "rapid river" and, of course, refers to the three great Saskatchewan rivers.”
“It must be part of both, because I understand that the biggest sales unit of that particular X Company has always been in Saskatchewan, which is totally farm country.”
“Stump sitting in Saskatchewan, whitetail dreams rising like the steam from your frozen nostrils, you are going to shiver in every scrap of wool and fleece you have.”
“We all have those days …. except my Aunty who lives in Saskatchewan … apparently, her life is perfect all of the time.”
“This from a friend in Saskatchewan: Subject: Spring is here!!”
“And I suspect, based on emails I have received and blog postings that have appeared elsewhere, that in Saskatchewan there are at least a few folks who are equally dissatisfied as I am with the Cathedral's design.”
Looking for tweets for Saskatchewan.