- a province of W Canada: consists of part of the Canadian Shield in the north and open
prairie in the south; economy based chiefly on agriculture and mineral resources.
Capital: Regina. Pop: 1 033 381 (2011 est). Area: 651 900 sq km (251 700 sq miles) Abbreviation: Sask, SK
- a river in W Canada, formed by the confluence of the North and South Saskatchewan
Rivers: flows east to Lake Winnipeg. Length: 596 km (370 miles)
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