Definitions for mackenzieməˈkɛn zi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mac•ken•zieməˈkɛn zi(n.)

  1. a river in NW Canada, flowing NW from the Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean. 1120 mi. (1800 km) long; with tributaries, 2525 mi. (4065 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. a district in the SW Northwest Territories of Canada. 527,490 sq. mi. (1,366,200 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mackenzie, Sir Alexander Mackenzie(noun)

    Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)

  2. Mackenzie, Mackenzie River(noun)

    a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea

Wiktionary

  1. Mackenzie(ProperNoun)

    of Scottish origin.

  2. Mackenzie(ProperNoun)

    , transferred use of the surname since the 1970s, also in the form Makenzie.

  3. Origin: Mac (son of) + Kenzie ("the intelligent one" or possibly "the wise ruler"). Possible alternate: Gaelic MacCoinneach (Son of Kenneth).

Freebase

  1. Mackenzie

    Mackenzie was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1997. This riding was created in 1903, when Saskatchewan was still a part of the Northwest Territories. In 1905, when Saskatchewan was created, the district was retained in the province. The riding was abolished in 1996, and parts of it were merged into the districts of Blackstrap, Churchill River, Prince Albert, Qu'Appelle, Regina—Lumsden—Lake Centre, Saskatoon—Humboldt and Yorkton—Melville.

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