Reference Entry

Saskatchewan (Canada)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Second edition


Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199580897

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A province since 1905 named after the river. Its name comes from a Cree name Kis-is-ska-tches-wan ‘Rapid (flowing) River’. Saskatchewan

Reference Entry.  41 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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