- (Canada) Alternative spelling of Quebecer.
Variant of Quebec
- province of E Canada, between Hudson Bay & the Gulf of St. Lawrence: 594,860 sq mi (1,540,681 sq km); pop. 7,139,000: abbrev. QC or Que
- capital of this province: seaport on the St. Lawrence River: pop. 167,000 (met. area, 672,000)also Quebec City Fr. name
Origin of QuebecFrench earlier Quebecq, Kébec, probably ; from Algonquian name of region where the city was built