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Type Settlement & Political Subdivision
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. kwi-BEHK
, keh-BEHK

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.