quebecois

Québecois

[key-be-kwah; French key-be-kwa]
noun, plural Québecois [key-be-kwah, -kwahz; French key-be-kwa] .
2.
a person, especially a member of the Parti Québecois, who supports the separation and independence of the province of Quebec from the rest of Canada.
3.
the variety of French spoken in the province of Quebec.
adjective
4.
relating to or characteristic of Quebec, its inhabitants, or the variety of French spoken there.
Also, Quebecois.


Origin:
1870–75; < French; see Quebec, -ese

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Québécois (French kebɛkwa)
 
n , pl -cois
a native or inhabitant of the province of Quebec, esp a French-speaking one

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