[ri-jahy-nuh, -jee-]

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin rēgīna

reginal, adjective Unabridged


[ri-jahy-nuh for 1; ruh-jee-nuh, -jahy- for 2]
a city in and the capital of Saskatchewan, in the S part, in S Canada.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “queen.”


[sa-skach-uh-won, -wuhn]
a province in W Canada. 251,700 sq. mi. (651,900 sq. km). Capital: Regina.
a river in SW Canada, flowing E to Lake Winnipeg: formed by the junction of the North Saskatchewan and South Saskatchewan rivers. 1205 miles (1940 km) long. Unabridged
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Regina1 (rɪˈdʒaɪnə)
Compare Rex queen: now used chiefly in documents, inscriptions, etc

Regina2 (rɪˈdʒaɪnə)
a city in W Canada, capital and largest city of Saskatchewan: founded in 1882 as Pile O'Bones. Pop: 178 225 (2001)

Saskatchewan (sæsˈkætʃɪwən)
1.  Sask, Abbreviation: SK a province of W Canada: consists of part of the Canadian Shield in the north and open prairie in the south; economy based chiefly on agriculture and mineral resources. Capital: Regina. Pop: 995 391 (2004 est). Area: 651 900 sq km (251 700 sq miles)
2.  a river in W Canada, formed by the confluence of the North and South Saskatchewan Rivers: flows east to Lake Winnipeg. Length: 596 km (370 miles)

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Word Origin & History

fem. proper name, from L., lit. "queen;" related to rex (gen. regis) "king" (see regal). Cf. Skt. rajni "queen," Welsh rhyain "maiden, virgin."
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Saskatchewan definition

Province in west-central Canada, bordered to the north by the Northwest Territories, to the east by Manitoba, to the south by North Dakota and Montana, and to the west by Alberta. Its capital and largest city is Regina.

Note: Some of the world's largest wheat fields grow on Saskatchewan's vast unbroken prairie.
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Regina definition

A widely-used open source Rexx interpreter by Anders Christensen , ported to many platforms including Unix, Windows 95, Windows NT, OS/2. Regina is currently maintained by Mark Hessling.
Regina conforms almost completely to Rexx Language Level 4.00, with some Rexx SAA API extensions. It is distributed under the GNU General Public License.
Latest version: 2.0+, as of 2001-03-30.
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