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 (măn′ĭ-tō′bə) Abbr. MB or Man.
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.

Man′i·to′ban adj. & n.


(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Manitoba
(Placename) of or relating to Manitoba or its inhabitants
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This award recognizes a recipient's qualities as an outstanding Manitoban, a patron of education, and someone who demonstrates exemplary citizenship and lifelong commitment to community.
Catharines Constitutional, the Simcoe Reformer, the Norfolk Reformer, the Perth Courier, the Woodstock Sentinel, Winnipeg's Weekly Manitoban, the New Westminster Mainland Guardian, and the Victoria Daily Standard.
These are transplanted Manitoban elk (Cervus elaphus manitobensis), whose natural range includes Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan.
5 ( ANI ): Visiting Premier of Canada's Manitoba Province, Greg Selinger, has congratulated Manitoban firms for growing their business with India, and welcomed a major Indian firm that has established its Canadian headquarters in provincial capital Winnipeg.
Drysdale is 51, an original Manitoban who lives in Winnipeg and is a structural engineering graduate of the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Engineering.
d; Rocky Mountain, Manitoban, Roosevelt, Tule, Eastern, and Merriam (the last two likely extinct).
Instead, the Manitoban quintet specializes in a bluesy brand of old-timey folk music, and injects that traditional mother load with a youthful spirit.
As the music changed so did they, moving seamlessly from symphony orchestra to Manitoban, to Henry Mancini to big band without missing a beat.
The 29-year old Manitoban was last season's Elite League top scorer and a member of the all-star team.
No doubt the long harsh Manitoban winters (especially by comparison with Madras's) are in the poet's mind here, but Wordsworth's lines on revisiting Tintem Abbey about England's dreary darkness distract from the point.
But so too any Manitoban can walk in off the street and sue to be named the guardian of a stranger's child.
As a result of our commitment to provide our readers with the most accurate, informed picture of contemporary Canadian cinema, Take One has uncovered new evidence about Guy Maddin's life and work, hitherto suppressed by the reclusive Winnipeg filmmaker, from a forthcoming special encyclopedia of Manitoban cultural history.

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