Qu'Appelle käpĕl´ [key], river, c.270 mi (430 km) long, rising in S Sask., Canada, NW of Moose Jaw and flowing generally E through Buffalo Pound Lake and Fishing Lakes, past Fort Qu'Appelle to the Assiniboine River, just over the Manitoba border. The river is noted for whitefish.
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