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-\
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Québec

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Definition of Quebec

  1. 1 province of eastern Canada extending from Hudson Bay to the Gaspé Peninsula and bordering the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York area 523,763 square miles (1,356,547 square kilometers), population 7,903,001

  2. 2 city that is a port on the Saint Lawrence River and is the capital of the province of Quebec population 516,622

Quebecer

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Quebecker

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