Quebec City


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Que·bec

 (kwĭ-bĕk′) or Qué·bec (kā-)
1. Abbr. QC or Que. A province of eastern Canada. Originally the inhabited portion of New France along the St. Lawrence River, it became the Province of Quebec when it was awarded to Great Britain by the Treaty of Paris in 1763. In 1771 it was divided into Upper Canada (now Ontario) and Lower Canada. The two provinces were reunited in 1841 as the Province of Canada and separated once again with Confederation in 1867. French influence has remained dominant. Quebec is the capital and Montreal the largest city.
2. also Quebec City or Québec City The capital of Quebec, Canada, in the southern part of the province on the St. Lawrence River. Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, it served as capital of New France before becoming a provincial capital under the British.

Que·beck′er, Que·bec′er n.
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Noun1.Quebec City - the French-speaking capital of the province of QuebecQuebec City - the French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River
Pierre Laporte Bridge - a suspension bridge across the Saint Lawrence River at Quebec
Quebec Bridge - a cantilever bridge in Quebec
Quebec - the largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British
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Canada-based real estate investment trust Fronsac (TSX Venture: FRO.UN) has acquired a Canadian grocery story property in Lac St-Charles, Quebec City for USD 3.7m in cash, the company said.
Quebec, Canada, December 20, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The first-ever Sunwing flight from Quebec City to Puerto Vallarta departed from Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport this Monday; marking the beginning of the tour operator's seasonal weekly flight service to Puerto Vallarta which has become one of Canadians' top destinations to escape the cold winters.
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On 29 January 2017, just after the evening prayer, a gunman burst into a mosque in a residential neighbourhood of Quebec City and opened fire on worshippers.
QUEBEC: Muslims in Quebec City are finally going to have a plot of land for the burial of their beloved ones after the city has conditionally accepted an offer from the Islamic community to buy land near a local cemetery.
QUEBEC CITY -- Faith and political leaders condemned a shooting at Quebec's main mosque that left at least six people dead.
EST - The Quebec police informed the public in a news briefing that six people were killed and eight were injured Sunday night at a mosque in Quebec City, in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau termed a "terrorist attack on Muslims." Two suspects have been arrested, according to a spokeswoman for the SAaAaAeA}ret du QuAaAaAeA@bec, the Quebec provincial police, the Washington Post (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/01/29/multiple-people-reported-shot-by-gunmen-at-quebec-city-mosque/?utm_term=.e8d8c3964b4 reported.
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