Definition of Saskatchewan

1. Noun. One of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada. "Vast fields of wheat grow on Saskatchewan's prairies"

Group relationships: Canada
Generic synonyms: Canadian Province
Terms within: Regina, Saskatoon



Definition of Saskatchewan

1. Proper noun. A river in Canada. ¹

2. Proper noun. Prairie province in western Canada (named after the river, which flows through it) which has Regina as its capital city. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Saskatchewan

1. A province of canada, lying between the provinces of alberta and manitoba. Its capital is regina. It is entirely a plains region with prairie in the south and wooded country with many lakes and swamps in the north. The name was taken from the saskatchewan river from the cree name kisiskatchewani sipi, meaning rapid-flowing river. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saskatchewan

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saskatchewan (current term)
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Literary usage of Saskatchewan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The province of saskatchewan, established by Act of Parliament in 1905, ... The saskatchewan River flows through the middle region of the province, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Lumbering is carried on around the upper waters of the North saskatchewan and Athabasca Rivers in Alberta, while in saskatchewan large sawmills have been ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"saskatchewan and Alberta, the twin provinces of the Canadian West, so called because they were formed on the same day (1 Sept., 1905), by an Act of the ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"THE saskatchewan'. of their distance. The main river runs about north-east, cutting through the mountain ranges, and taking its source to the south-west ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1863)
"He explained what he believed would be the chief difficulties to be met with in colonising the Valley of the saskatchewan, and in the formation of an ..."

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