8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary
fem. proper name, from Latin, literally "queen;" related to rex (genitive regis) "king" (see regal). Cf. Sanskrit rajni "queen," Welsh rhyain "maiden, virgin." The city in Canada was named 1882 by the then-governor general of Canada, Marquess of Lorne, in honor of Queen Victoria.
Canadian province, named for the river running through it, from Cree kis-si-ska-tches-wani-sipi "rapid flowing river."
Province in west-central Canada, bordered to the north by the Northwest Territories, to the east by Manitoba, to the south by North Dakota and Montana, and to the west by Alberta. Its capital and largest city is Regina.
Note: Some of the world's largest wheat fields grow on Saskatchewan's vast unbroken prairie.