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Definition of the noun quebec city

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


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.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Canada (2010)

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 ...

Google previewIndex and Dictionary of Canadian History (1912)

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, ...

Google previewSports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia (2015)

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.

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

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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Small photo of QUEBEC CITY, CANADA - MARCH 14: Rue Sainte-Famille at Upper Town (Haute-Ville) on March 14, 2017 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Historic District of Quebec City.Small photo of Quebec City, Quebec / Canada - 01 August 2015: Tourist are walking at the end of the street and enjoying the sun in Quebec.Small photo of Quebec City, Quebec / Canada - 01 August 2015: Tourist are walking on a steep streets of Old Quebec.Small photo of Quebec City, Canada - October 22, 2017 : Tourists and artists in alleyway of old city Quebec.Small photo of QUEBEC CITY, CANADA - November 27, 2016: Rue du Petit-Champlain at Lower Old Town (Basse-Ville) at night - Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaSmall photo of Quebec City, Quebec / Canada - 01 August 2015: Quebec City's colourful street with a car and some tourists.Small photo of QUEBEC CITY, CANADA - MAY 23, 2017: Statue bust of Mahatma Gandhi by Gautam Pal, located in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. More...

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