Manitoba vs Broadway - What's the difference?

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Alternative forms

* (qualifier) Manitobah

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A province in Western Canada.
  • Synonyms

    * Province of Manitoba * MB * Man ,

    Derived terms

    * Manitoba Escarpment * Manitoba maple = ash-leaved maple, box elder * Manitoban * (historical) Republic of Manitoba, Republic of Manitobah

    See also



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    Proper noun

  • The wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.
  • The theater district of Manhattan.
  • The theatres in the Broadway theatre district; especially those covered by contracts between the owners and theatrical unions.
  • The American theater industry.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012
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  • (Manitoba, idiomatic) The government of Manitoba.
  • * 2009 , “Verbal vent at city hall: Councillors attack province, feds on their infrastructure priorities”, in Winnipeg Free Press , June 25:
  • Angry city councillors lashed out against both Broadway and Ottawa on Wednesday, claiming the Doer government and the Harper Conservatives are spending millions on infrastructure projects Winnipeg doesn't want and not enough on road repairs the city needs.


  • (poker slang) The highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.
  • Derived terms

    * Broadway stage * Broadway show * Broadway musical * off-Broadway, off-off-Broadway, off-off-off-Broadway

    See also

    * Sussex Drive


  • Flashy; showy.
  • References

    * Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523 * The Domesday Book (1086); section "Broadway, Somerset" * The Domesday Book (1086); section "Broadway, Worcestershire"