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Definition of the noun saskatchewan

What does saskatchewan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. one of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada
    • example: vast fields of wheat grow on Saskatchewan's prairies
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: Canadian province = Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes
    • part of: Canada = a nation in northern North America
    • parts:
      • Regina = the provincial capital of Saskatchewan
      • Saskatoon = a city in central Saskatchewan


Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has a total area of 651,900 square kilometres and a land area of 592,534 square kilometres, the remainder being water area. Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by the Province of Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota. As of December 2013, the population of Saskatchewan was estimated at 1,114,170. Residents primarily live in the southern half of the province. Of the total population, 257,300 live in the province's largest city, Saskatoon, while 210,000 live in the provincial capital, Regina. Other major cities include Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current, and North Battleford.

  • also known as Province Of Saskatchewan, Province De Saskatchewan
  • country: Canada
  • capital: Regina
  • official website:


Saskatchewan is a musical group.

  • album: "Skinny Dipping"


  1. "Saskatchewan" is a composition.
  2. "Saskatchewan" is a composition.


  1. "Saskatchewan" is a 1954 fictional American Northern/ western Technicolor film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Alan Ladd and Shelley Winters. The film was shot in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, not far from the headwaters of the Saskatchewan River. The film was titled O'Rourke of the Canadian Mounted in the UK.
  2. "Saskatchewan" is a 2011 short experimental documentary film directed by Richard Wiebe.

Phrases with Saskatchewan

  1. Glypta Saskatchewan
  2. Phyciodes batesii saskatchewan
  3. Subspecies Phyciodes Batesii Saskatchewan

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Saskatchewan

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Google previewThe Heavy Hand of History (2005)

Interpreting Saskatchewan's Past by Gregory P. Marchildon, University of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center

As a result, Saskatchewan is a place with a distinct political culture strongly grounded in individual initiative, a belief in the importance of private property and an instinct for social democracy. These individual and collective traits mean the ...

Google previewProviding Agri-environmental Public Goods through Collective Action (2013)


Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada. Agriculture is an important part of the economy and farmers produce various crops and livestock. Through Growing Forward, Saskatchewan producers have access to agri-environmental risk ...

Google previewFalse Expectations (2006)

Politics and the Pursuit of the Saskatchewan Myth by Dale Eisler, University of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center

Saskatchewan is a province that is never deterred by its experience, or the odds it faces. Overcoming adversity has been a continuing current running through the province's history and, as a result, is deeply embedded in its psychology.

Google previewCanadian Provinces & Territories Gr. 4-6

This type of industry is relatively even though a large part of Northern Saskatchewan is , Although Saskatchewan is a land-locked area does play an ...

Google previewNatural Resources and Government Revenue: Recent Trends in Saskatchewan (2005)

Saskatchewan as a hinterland province Saskatchewan is a hinterland area within North America. In Canada, it is an economy that has been based on the export of primary products. From a political economy perspective, and one of economic ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Canada (1999)

by Barry M. Gough

SASKATCHEWAN. This province is the only one in Canada to have no natural boundaries. The boundaries are lines of latitude and longitude. The name Saskatchewan stems from a Cree (q.v.) word Kisiskatchawan, meaning "swiftly flowing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Local History (2017)

by Amy H. Wilson

Saskatchewan Museum), and a new provincial history book, Jim Wright's Saskatchewan: The History of a Province. Its idealized pioneer settlement mythology marginalized indigenous and ethnic history but it was enthusiastically embraced by ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

many small streams unite to form the Red Deer river, which flowing southeastward joins the South Saskatchewan near 110 deg. W. Between 52 deg. and 53 deg. N. rises the great river, the North Saskatchewan. It receives a southern ...

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Quotes about Saskatchewan

Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the positions of marriage commissioners who have, for personal religious convictions, not performed same sex marriages. It has happened in Saskatchewan. (Stockwell Day)
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Scrabble value of S1A1S1K5A1T1C3H4E1W4A1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 24 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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