Winnipeg

geographical name
Win·​ni·​peg | \ ˈwi-nə-ˌpeg How to pronounce Winnipeg (audio) \

Definition of Winnipeg

1 river about 500 miles (804 kilometers) long in western Ontario and southeastern Manitoba flowing from the Lake of the Woods to Lake Winnipeg
2 city in southern Canada population 663,617

Note: Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba.

Other Words from Winnipeg

Winnipegger \ ˈwi-​nə-​ˌpe-​gər How to pronounce Winnipegger (audio) \ noun

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“Winnipeg.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Winnipeg. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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