Definition of Quebec

1. Noun. The French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River.

Exact synonyms: Quebec City
Terms within: Pierre Laporte Bridge, Quebec Bridge
Generic synonyms: Provincial Capital



2. Noun. The largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British.
Group relationships: Canada
Generic synonyms: Canadian Province
Terms within: Quebec City, Montreal, James Bay, Champlain, Lake Champlain

Definition of Quebec

1. Proper noun. Province in eastern Canada. ¹

2. Proper noun. Capital city of Quebec province. ¹

3. Proper noun. The letter ''Q'' in the ICAO spelling alphabet. ¹

4. Proper noun. (alternative form of Quebec) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Quebec

1. A province of eastern canada. Its capital is quebec. The region belonged to france from 1627 to 1763 when it was lost to the british. The name is from the algonquian quilibek meaning the place where waters narrow, referring to the gradually narrowing channel of the st. Lawrence or to the narrows of the river at cape diamond. (12 Dec 1998)

Quebec Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quebec

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queal
queane
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queasiness
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queechier
queechy

Literary usage of Quebec

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The Dominican Fathers are located in St. Hyacinthe, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec; the Clerics of St. Viator in Montreal, Joliette, Valleyfield, Quebec, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Quebec was almost entirely destroyed by fire in 1845. ... The foundation of the Quebec Sis- ters of Charity (1849) and of the Good Shepherd (1850). the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"After the treaty of Paris (1783), the Bishop of Quebec kept Newfoundland and what now forms the Dominion of Canada. That immense diocese was successively ..."

4. The Journal of American Folk-lore by American Folklore Society (1920)
"Lionel Lindsay, Quebec. PQ McGill University Library. ... Quebec, PQ Antonio Perrault, Montreal, PQ Principal of Normal School, Chicoutimi. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"At no time before the passage of the Quebec Act could they have formed more ... Those who approve the policy embodied in the Quebec Act will, of course, ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"With the erection of Quebec into a diocese, special interest was attached to the Acadian missions. Mgr. St. Vallier left the St. Lawrence, 7 May, 1686, ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"With the erection of Quebec into a diocese, special interest was attached to the Acadian missions. Mgr. St. Vallier left the St. Lawrence, 7 May, 1686, ..."

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