What does Manitoba mean?

Definitions for Manitoba
ˌmæn ɪˈtoʊ bəMan·i·to·ba

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Manitobanoun

    one of the three prairie provinces in central Canada

Wiktionary

  1. Manitobanoun

    A province in Western Canada.

    Etymology: * From manito-bah or manito-wapow, "spirit strait", referring to the Narrows of Lake Manitoba. Compare English manitou, Ojibwe manidoo.

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  1. Manitoba

    Manitoba is a Canadian prairie province. The province, with an area of 649,950 square kilometres, has a largely continental climate and flat topography. Agriculture, mostly concentrated in the fertile southern and western parts of the province, is vital to the province's economy; other major industries are transportation, manufacturing, mining, forestry, energy, and tourism. Manitoba's capital and largest city, Winnipeg, is Canada's eighth-largest Census Metropolitan Area, and home to 60 percent of the population of the province. Winnipeg is the seat of government, home to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba and the highest court in the jurisdiction, the Manitoba Court of Appeal. Four of the province's five universities, all four of its professional sports teams, and most of its cultural activities are located in Winnipeg. Winnipeg is the largest city between Calgary and Toronto. Fur traders first arrived during the late 17th century. Manitoba became a province of Canada in 1870 after the Red River Rebellion. A general strike took place in Winnipeg in 1919, and the province was hit hard by the Great Depression. This led to the creation of what would become the New Democratic Party of Manitoba, one of the province's major political parties and currently in power, led by premier Greg Selinger.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Manitoba

    A province of Canada, lying between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Ontario. Its capital is Winnipeg. Taking its name from Lake Manitoba, itself named for one of its islands, the name derived from Algonquian Manitou, great spirit. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p724 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p332)

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Manitoba

    After Manitou, the “Great Spirit” of the Alonquin Indians. This name is pronounced Manitobar not Manitobar.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Manitoba in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Manitoba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Manitoba in a Sentence

  1. Brian Pallister:

    We are very close to hitting that final milestone in our reopening path and reopening fully and completely, we need everyone on' Team Manitoba' for this final stretch. Get vaccinated -- not once, but twice -- and follow the public health orders and guidance designed to bend our COVID curve down, and keep it down.

  2. Ralph Goodale:

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Manitoba said at least 183 people walked across the border in frigid temperatures since Jan. 1. Goodale said the pace has picked up and it’s largely because of Trump’s executive order which temporarily banned visitors from predominantly-Muslim nations and expanded immigration enforcement across the U.S. The current accelerated rate started in the first week of February and we’ve been following this very, very closely.

  3. The RCMP:

    I know that todays news is not what the families of the victims and the communities of northern Manitoba wanted to hear. But when searching for people in vast, remote and rugged locations, it is always a possibility that they are not immediately located.

  4. Police Corporal Chris Manseau:

    At this time we dont know what their motives are or what their destination is or what their thoughts are, thats a long way from northern British Columbia, about 3300 kilometers, over 2500 miles. Why they ended up in that small town, Northern Manitoba I dont know but again investigators want to speak to them and get to the bottom of all of this, put everyones mind at ease.

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