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Man·i·to·ba

 (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.

Manitoba

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1. (Placename) a province of W Canada: consists of prairie in the southwest, with extensive forests in the north and tundra near Hudson Bay in the northeast. Capital: Winnipeg. Pop: 1 208 268 (2011). Area: 650 090 sq km (251 000 sq miles). Abbreviation: MB
2. (Placename) Lake Manitoba a lake in W Canada, in S Manitoba: fed by the outflow from Lake Winnipegosis; drains into Lake Winnipeg. Area: 4706 sq km (1817 sq miles)

Man•i•to•ba

(ˌmæn ɪˈtoʊ bə)

n.
1. a province in central Canada. 1,145,200; 250,946 sq. mi. (649,046 sq. km). Cap.: Winnipeg. Abbr.: MB, Man.
2. Lake, a lake in the S part of this province. 120 mi. (195 km) long; 1817 sq. mi. (4705 sq. km).
Man`i•to′ban, adj., n.
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Noun1.Manitoba - one of the three prairie provinces in central CanadaManitoba - one of the three prairie provinces in central Canada
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Winnipeg - the capital and largest city of Manitoba; located in southern Manitoba; known for severe winters
Churchill - a Canadian town in northern Manitoba on Hudson Bay; important port for shipping grain
Lake Winnipeg, Winnipeg - a lake in southern Canada in Manitoba
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