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Win·ni·peg

 (wĭn′ə-pĕg′)
The capital and largest city of Manitoba, Canada, in the southeast part of the province at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers south of Lake Winnipeg. Founded as a fur-trading post, it developed rapidly after the coming of the railroad in 1885.

Winnipeg

(ˈwɪnɪˌpɛɡ)
n
1. (Placename) a city in S Canada, capital of Manitoba at the confluence of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers: University of Manitoba (1877) and University of Winnipeg (1871). Pop: 663 617 (2011)
2. (Placename) Lake Winnipeg a lake in S Canada, in Manitoba: drains through the Nelson River into Hudson Bay. Area: 23 553 sq km (9094 sq miles)

Win•ni•peg

(ˈwɪn əˌpɛg)

n.
1. the capital of Manitoba, in S Canada, on the Red River. 616,790.
2. Lake, a lake in S Canada, in Manitoba. 9465 sq. mi. (24,514 sq. km).
3. a river in S Canada, flowing NW from the Lake of the Woods to Lake Winnipeg. ab. 200 mi. (320 km) long.
Win′ni•peg`ger, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Winnipeg - the capital and largest city of Manitoba; located in southern Manitoba; known for severe winters
Manitoba - one of the three prairie provinces in central Canada
2.Winnipeg - a lake in southern Canada in Manitoba
Manitoba - one of the three prairie provinces in central Canada
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