Definitions of quebec

  1. the largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British

Usage examples for quebec

  1. In the same year Sir William took command of an expedition against Quebec, but did not succeed in capturing the city. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  2. " She is to sail for Quebec at one o'clock," said the poet. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  3. He resigned his posts in Quebec on being made general superintendent of the Colonial and Continental Church Society in British North America. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  4. Born at L'Islet, Quebec. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  5. And Lieutenant Danton,- I have heard, while at Quebec,- Menard laughed. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  6. It enters the St Lawrence a little above Quebec. – The Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyages of Jacques Cartier by Stephen Leacock
  7. England has great reason to be proud of Quebec. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  8. He told them that though they had deceived him, he would not abandon them, sent Marais with the boat and most of the men back to Quebec, and, with two who offered to follow him, prepared to go on in the Indian canoes. – Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour by Francis Parkman
  9. " There, ma'am," said the driver, rising from his seat and facing round, while he pointed with his whip towards Quebec, " that's what we call the Silver City." – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  10. The language of the proclamation with respect to the government of the province of Quebec was extremely unsatisfactory. – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  11. The capture of Quebec bears no comparison to them. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis
  12. This is an example of the advice the king is receiving from his governor in Quebec: " You will see that ... – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  13. Are such acts permitted to- day in Quebec, M'sieu? – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  14. The whole world, perhaps, hardly holds a scene more picturesque, whether looked at from above or from below, from the rock or from the river, than that which is given by the city of Quebec. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  15. More than three thousand miles separated Quebec from Versailles, and for many months governor and intendant quarrelled over issues which could only be settled by an appeal to the king. – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  16. The news of the unfortunate attack upon Quebec arrived among us on the 13th of this month. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  17. At the attack on Quebec he commanded a company in the division of Gen. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  18. One of these we have already seen at Quebec. – Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence by George Wrong