Prairie Provinces

Prairie Provinces

noun
the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, in W Canada.
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Prairie Provinces
 
pl n
the Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, which lie in the N Great Plains region of North America: the chief wheat and petroleum producing area of Canada

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prairie provinces

the Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, in the northern Great Plains region of North America. They constitute the great wheat-producing region of Canada and are a major source for petroleum and natural gas. With British Columbia they form the Western Provinces.

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