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Quebec

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Que·bec \kwi-ˈbek also ki-\

Definition of Quebec

  1. —a communications code word for the letter q



1952

First Known Use of quebec

1952


Quebec

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geographical name Que·bec \kwi-ˈbek, ki-\

Definition of Quebec

  1. 1 province E Canada extending from Hudson Bay to Gaspé Peninsula area 595,388 square miles (1,542,056 square kilometers), pop 7,903,001

  2. 2 city & port, its ∗, on the St. Lawrence pop 516,622

Quebecer

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Quebecker

play \kwi-ˈbe-kər, ki-\ noun


Variants of quebec

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Québec

play \kā-ˈbek\

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