[ri-jahy-nuh, -jee-]
(usually initial capital letter) the official title of a queen: Elizabeth Regina.

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin rēgīna

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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)

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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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