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[uh-sin-uh-boin] /əˈsɪn əˌbɔɪn/
a river in S Canada, flowing S and E from SE Saskatchewan into the Red River in S Manitoba. 450 miles (725 km) long.
Mount, a mountain in E British Columbia, Canada, in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, on the Alberta border and the Continental Divide. 11,870 feet (3618 meters). Unabridged
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  • Their course was in the same direction as that of the Assiniboine, which very winding river they occasionally sighted.

    Rob Nixon W.H.G. Kingston
  • I was thinking of the strange gossip of the Assiniboine encampment.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • We found there white men different from those who had come to the Assiniboine River and built a fort.

    Rising Wolf the White Blackfoot James Willard Schultz
  • From that point he would be guided by the footprints of the Assiniboine animals.

    Deerfoot in The Mountains Edward S. Ellis
  • “The red-headed young man is not so bad,” said one of the white news-bearers at the Assiniboine post.

  • In the language of the modern West, the Assiniboine "had the drop" on the Shawanoe.

    Deerfoot in The Mountains Edward S. Ellis
  • Far over to the Sioux went presents and messages, even to the distant Assiniboine.

    The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
  • At the end of July they were back again at the Assiniboine River.

  • His reason for this was his wish to place himself in the same situation as the Assiniboine party.

    Deerfoot in The Mountains Edward S. Ellis
  • After arriving on the Assiniboine river, we camped there for a few days.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
British Dictionary definitions for Assiniboine


a river in W Canada, rising in E Saskatchewan and flowing southeast and east to the Red River at Winnipeg. Length: over 860 km (500 miles)


(pl) -boine, -boines. a member of a North American Indian people living in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Montana; one of the Sioux peoples
the language of this people, belonging to the Siouan family
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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