Winnipeg

Winnipeg originally the name of the lake, probably from Ojibwa (Algonquian) winipeg "dirty water;" Cf. winad "it is dirty." Etymologically related to WINNEBAGO (Cf. Winnebago).

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  • Winnipeg — [win′ə peg΄] [< Cree wiinipeek, lit., body of muddy water, sea] 1. capital of Manitoba, Canada, on the Red River: pop. 618,000 (met. area, 667,000) 2. river in W Ontario & SE Manitoba, Canada, flowing from the Lake of the Woods into Lake… …   English World dictionary

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  • Winnipeg — Para otros usos de este término, véase Winnipeg (desambiguación). Winnipeg …   Wikipedia Español

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