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Winnipeg, Lake

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Resort lake in s central Manitoba province, the third-largest in Canada. It was used extensively by early fur traders and explorers in the 18th century. Fed by the Red, Saskatchewan ...

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Winnipeg, Lake

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 55 words.

A large lake in south central Manitoba, Canada, to the north of the city of Winnipeg. Fed by the Saskatchewan,

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Winnipeg, Lake

Overview page.

Resort lake in s central Manitoba province, the third-largest in Canada. It was used extensively by early fur traders and explorers in the 18th century. Fed by the Red, Saskatchewan ...

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Winnipeg, Lake

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 61 words.

Resort lake in s central Manitoba province, the third-largest in Canada. It was used extensively by early fur traders and

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Winnipegosis (Manitoba/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

A lake whose name means ‘Little Muddy Water’ (see Winnipeg).

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Winnipegosis (Manitoba/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

A lake whose name means ‘Little Muddy Water’ (see winnipeg).

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Winnipegosis (Manitoba/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

A lake whose name means ‘Little Muddy Water’ (see winnipeg).

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Winnipeg (Manitoba/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 117 words.

A lake, a river, and a city founded in 1738 by the French and renamed after Lake Winnipeg in 1873

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Winnipeg (Manitoba/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 115 words.

A lake, a river, and a city founded in 1738 by the French and renamed after Lake Winnipeg in 1873

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Peguis (1780?–1864)

Laura Peers.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 175 words.

(1780?–1864).

Peguis's Ojibwa band had its main camp near the mouth of the Red River at Lake Winnipeg,

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Dawson Road

J. M. Bumsted.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 182 words.

A trail about 115 km long from Lake of the Woods to Winnipeg, part of the Dawson Route from Thunder

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Gimli (Manitoba/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

In 1875 some 200 Icelanders settled on the south-west coast of Lake Winnipeg and called it Gimli ‘Paradise’ in Icelandic.

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Gimli (Manitoba/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

In 1875 some 200 Icelanders settled on the south-west coast of Lake Winnipeg and called it Gimli ‘Paradise’ in Icelandic.

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Assiniboin Indians

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 56 words.

northern Plains tribe, many of whom migrated in the 17th century from Dakota to Lake Winnipeg, and later to the

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Assiniboin Indians

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Northern Plains tribe, many of whom migrated in the 17th century from Dakota to Lake Winnipeg, and later to the upper Saskatchewan and Assiniboin rivers. The Assiniboin figure in Neihardt's...

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Dawson Road

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

A trail about 115 km long from Lake of the Woods to Winnipeg, part of the Dawson Route from Thunder Bay to the forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers ...

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Peguis

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

(1780?–1864).

Peguis's Ojibwa band had its main camp near the mouth of the Red River at Lake Winnipeg, and Peguis became known as the ‘Colony Chief’ for the nearby Red ...

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Assiniboin Indians

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 37 words.

northern Plains tribe, many of whom migrated in the 17th century from Dakota to Lake Winnipeg, and later to the upper Saskatchewan and Assiniboin rivers. The Assiniboin figure in ...

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Foster, Hal

Robert C. Harvey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1527 words.

Foster, Hal (16 August 1892–25 July 1982), cartoonist, was born Harold Rudolf Foster in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of Edward Lusher Foster and Janet Grace Rudolf. Foster’s father...

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

The oldest of Canada's major ballet companies. It began in 1938 as the Winnipeg Ballet Club, founded by Gweneth Lloyd and Betty Farrally and gave its first semi-professional performances as...

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Rex Harrington

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Peterborough, Ont., 30 Oct. 1962)

Canadian dancer. He trained at the National Ballet School, Toronto, and joined National Ballet of Canada in 1983, becoming principal in 1988....

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