Manitoba: 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)Indians, North American: Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.