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Descriptor English: Manitoba
Descriptor Spanish: Manitoba
Descriptor Portuguese: Manitoba
Descriptor French: Manitoba
Tree number(s): Z01.107.567.176.410
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008350
Scope note: A province of Canada, lying between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Ontario. Its capital is Winnipeg. Taking its name from Lake Manitoba, itself named for one of its islands, the name derived from Algonquian Manitou, great spirit. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p724 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p332)
Annotation: a province of Canada
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 8522
Unique ID: D008350
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/02/21
Manitoba - Preferred
Concept UI M0012992
Scope note A province of Canada, lying between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Ontario. Its capital is Winnipeg. Taking its name from Lake Manitoba, itself named for one of its islands, the name derived from Algonquian Manitou, great spirit. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p724 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p332)
Preferred term Manitoba



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