Place Names Starting with Q
QUDS (Settlement) Arabic
Means "holy" in Arabic. This is the Arabic name for Jerusalem
, usually written with the definite article: القُدْس (al-Quds)
QUEBEC (Settlement & Political Subdivision) English
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.