Quincy

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biographical name Quin·cy \ˈkwin-zē, ˈkwin(t)-sē\

Definition of Quincy

  1. Josiah 1744–1775 American lawyer


Quincy

geographical name Quin·cy

Definition of Quincy

  1. 1play \ˈkwin(t)-sē\ city on the Mississippi River in western Illinois population 40,633

  2. 2\ˈkwin-zē\ city in eastern Massachusetts southeast of Boston population 92,271


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