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Quebec City definition


Capital of Quebec province, Canada, on the St. Lawrence River.

Note: Quebec City is largely French-speaking.
Note: One of the oldest cities in North America, it was founded in the early seventeenth century.
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  • Mrs. Spaulding was to stay in quebec city, while her husband—who had always been fond of shooting—went north for moose.

    The Silver Poppy Arthur Stringer
  • She'd been away down at quebec city, and there a man got hold of her.

    Carnac's Folly, Complete Gilbert Parker
  • He loved these innocent folk; but himself went twice a year to quebec city and had more expanded views.

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