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Definition of the noun quebec city
What does quebec city mean as a name of something?
- the French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonym of Quebec City: Quebec
- instance of: provincial capital = the capital city of a province
- part of: Quebec = the largest province of Canada
Quebec City: Quebec, also Québec, Quebec City, or Québec City, is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec. As of 2011 the city has a population of 516,622, and the metropolitan area has a population of 765,706, making it the second most populous city in Quebec after Montreal, which is about 233 km to the southwest.
- also known as Québec; Québec, Québec; Quebec City, Quebec; Québec, Canada; Quebec City, Canada
- part of Québec, Capitale-Nationale, Urban agglomeration of Quebec City, Canada, Communauté métropolitaine de Québec
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by Barry M. Gough
Quebec City is a world heritage jewel, having been designated in 1985 as a UNESCO site. In 1870, Lord Dufferin, the governor general of Canada, had requested that the fortifications ...
by Lawrence Johnstone Burpee, Sir Arthur George Doughty
Index: See Quebec City; Kirke. Bib.: Kirke, The First English Conquest of Canada; Parkman, Pioneers of France. Quebec, Siege of, 1690. Sir William Phipps, having captured Port Royal in May of this year, appeared before Quebec in October, ...
An Encyclopedia by Steven A. Riess
However, Quebec City«s population of about 170,000 was too small to sustain the franchise even in hockey-mad Canada, and it moved to Colorado in 1995. There, the team was enormously successful, winning the Stanley Cup in its first year.
An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings
Near Quebec City they are low for several hundred miles. In the Eastern Townships, where they rise to 2,000 ft. (in Sutton Mountain to 3,000 ft.), they are an extension of the Green Mountains of Vermont. Here and on Gaspé Peninsula ( many ...
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