from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
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- proper n. A river in Canada.
- proper n. Prairie province in western Canada (named after the river, which flows through it) which has Regina as its capital city.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada
From Cree kisiskāciwani-sīpiy ("swift-flowing river"). (Wiktionary)