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Manitoba

Line breaks: Mani|toba
Pronunciation: /ˌmanɪˈtəʊbə
 
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Definition of Manitoba in English:

A province of central Canada, with a coastline on Hudson Bay; population 1,148,401 (2006); capital, Winnipeg. The area was part of Rupert’s Land from 1670 until it was transferred to Canada by the Hudson’s Bay Company and became a province in 1870.

Derivatives

Manitoban

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • All Manitobans, particularly those in life-threatening situations, deserve to have live-saving services close to home.
  • If large contracts were to be awarded to large multi-national companies, Manitobans would lose spin-off benefits, he said.
  • Winnipeg, to be sure, is the most obvious beneficiary but all Manitobans have a huge stake in a well-protected urban centre and provincial hub.

Words that rhyme with Manitoba

jojoba, October, sober

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