Quebec
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Place Name QUEBEC
TYPE: Settlement & Political Subdivision
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
English form of French Québec, derived from the Algonquin word kepec meaning "narrows", referring to the Saint Lawrence River near Quebec city. This is the name of a Canadian province and also the capital city of that province.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Québec (French)
SAME SPELLING: Québec