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1. (kwĭn′sē) A city of western Illinois on a bluff above the Mississippi River.
2. (kwĭn′zē) A city of eastern Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. John and John Quincy Adams were born here.


(ˈkwɪn zi, -si)

1. Josiah, 1744–75, American patriot and writer.
2. a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 82,640.
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Noun1.Quincy - American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)Quincy - American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)
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From Troy the Ashmores moved in 1871 or 1872 to Richmond, Indiana, and a year or two later to the vicinity of Quincy, Illinois, where Mr.
The book likewise contained portraits of James Otis and Josiah Quincy.
I am content," last words of John Quincy Adams, uttered February 21, 1848.
The castle and town of Ashby, at this time, belonged to Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, who, during the period of our history, was absent in the Holy Land.
Old Josiah Quincy was mayor of the city, and he sent aunt word that the Marquis Lafayette wished to pay his respects to her.
And the men who read the despatches off to the audience were old campaigners, who had been to the places and helped to make the vote, and could make appropriate comments: Quincy, Illinois, from 189 to 831--that was where the mayor had arrested a Socialist speaker
Mayor Quincy had received the monument for the city of Boston.
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Down on his luck, Martin Quincy falls in with crooked company, and agrees to participate in a train robbery.
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000- square-foot data center on its Quincy campus in March, according to information distributed by the Port of Quincy.
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