Winnipeg


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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.
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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)
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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.
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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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"Well," she conceded grudgingly, "Jane Andrews is home from the West -- came last week -- and she's going to be married to a Winnipeg millionaire.
When they come back they'll live in a perfect mansion of marble in Winnipeg. Jane has only one trouble -- she can cook so well and her husband won't let her cook.
Lawrence near Montreal, and by other rivers and portages, to Lake Nipising, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, and thence, by several chains of great and small lakes, to Lake Winnipeg, Lake Athabasca, and the Great Slave Lake.
The mail-clerks are sorting the Winnipeg, Calgary, and Medicine Hat bags; but there is a pack of cards ready on the table.
Chicago Dogs give up 9 unanswered runs, lose to Winnipeg
The Winnipeg Airport Authority earlier said the plane, an Airbus A330 flying from Manchester, England, was diverted to Winnipeg around 11:15 a.m.
While the book is specifically about the history of Winnipeg's water supply, it will be of interest to anyone concerned with water politics and the ongoing consequences of capitalist accumulation by colonial dispossession.
Stefan Epp-Koop, We're Going To Run This City, Winnipeg's Political Left after the General Strike.
Jody Perrun, The Patriotic Consensus: Unity, Morale and the Second World War in Winnipeg (Winnipeg; University of Manitoba Press 2014)
 First Period -- 1, Winnipeg, Stempniak 1 (Lowry, Trouba), 9:38.