Definitions of quebec

  1. the French- speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River
  2. the largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British

Usage examples for quebec

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. " She is to sail for Quebec at one o'clock," said the poet. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  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. 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
  8. For instance, I have heard of a shipmaster who, if he had occasion to land at Quebec or some port in America, and had to take a boat's crew on shore with him to bring him back again at night, he would select the Shetland men in his crew for that purpose if there were any, as he was more sure of having them in waiting for him at the time he wanted. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. England has great reason to be proud of Quebec. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  10. And Lieutenant Danton,- I have heard, while at Quebec,- Menard laughed. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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.
  14. From 1792 to 1841 what is now Ontario was known as Upper Canada; from 1841 to 1867 it was part of the United Province of Canada, being known as Canada West to distinguish it from Quebec or Canada East. – History of Farming in Ontario by C. C. James
  15. " 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
  16. 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
  17. Are such acts permitted to- day in Quebec, M'sieu? – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  18. Born at L'Islet, Quebec. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  19. The capture of Quebec bears no comparison to them. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis
  20. 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