from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A province of south-central Canada. Originally part of a 1670 grant to the Hudson's Bay Company, it was admitted as a province in 1870, shortly after Canadian Confederation. An influx of settlers over the following decades led to an extension of its boundaries in 1881. Winnipeg is the capital.
  • Lake,A lake of southern Manitoba, Canada, west of Lake Winnipeg and south of Lake Winnipegosis. It is a remnant of the glacial age Lake Agassiz.

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  • proper noun A province in Western Canada.

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  • noun one of the three prairie provinces in central Canada


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  • 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.

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  • MANITOBA MOTIVATION: Apparently, that quick trip back to Manitoba served as a motivator for Canuck rookie Jannik Hansen.

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  • NORWAY HOUSE, MANITOBA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/30/09 -- Norway House Cree Nation Chief Marcel Balfour and Council today called on Manitoba to establish a "public, open and transparent process" to review the Lake Winnipeg Regulation and Churchill River Diversion Project


  • In which our plucky young hero thinks Manitoba is Latin for "several tobs".

    sirilyan Diary Entry

  • We removed more than sixty per cent of the businesses in Manitoba from the requirement of paying corporation capital taxes.

    A Time for Fiscal Responsibility

  • 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.

    A Time for Fiscal Responsibility

  • 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.

    A Time for Fiscal Responsibility

  • 2001-06-30: In which our plucky young hero thinks Manitoba is Latin for "several tobs".

    sirilyan Diary Entry

  • 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.

    Nate Matthews here (I'm the online editor).

  • 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.

    Nate Matthews here (I'm the online editor).


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