Quebec in a sentence

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Definition of Quebec

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

How to use quebec in a sentence. Quebec pronunciation.

It was my happiness to cross the Atlantic in the company of this dear brother on the steamship Sardinian, from Quebec to Liverpool, in June, 1880.
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Prior to this, and for a number of years later, clergymen of the Church of England, and English-speaking Catholic priests, were ordained in the Old World, before coming to the New, remaining under the control of the Bishop and of the Vicar Apostolic of London, while the Spanish Catholics were under the Suffragan of Santiago de Cuba, and the French Catholics under the Bishop of Quebec.
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The English commissioners at once took very high ground, and made imperious demands,-that the territory now occupied by the States of Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and a part of Ohio should be set apart for the Indians under an English protectorate; that the United States should relinquish the right of keeping armed vessels on the great Lakes; that a part of Maine should be ceded to Great Britain to make a road from Halifax to Quebec, and that all questions relating to the right of search, blockades, and impressment of seamen should remain undiscussed as before the war.
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It is not his fault; he is ver' nice man; it is de bad men who make de laws for de King in Quebec.
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But de English soldier he say he will march dem off to Quebec, and everybody know dat is de end of de patriots.
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He had, therefore, no other resource but to sail out and push on for Quebec.
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He had found awaiting him, on his return to Quebec, a priest bearing messages and a chart from another priest who had died in the Spaniards' country.
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He had come to Quebec late the previous autumn with the remnants of a ship which, rotten when she left the port of Havre, had sprung a leak in mid-ocean, had met a storm, lost her mainmast, and by the time she reached the St. Lawrence had scarce a stick standing.
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She was still at Quebec, tied up in the bay of St. Charles, from which she would probably go out no more.
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The nature of the expedition was not known in Quebec, for the sailors were not engaged till the eve of starting, and Perrot's men were ready at his bidding without why or wherefore.
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Indeed, when the Maid of Provence left the island of Orleans, her nose seawards, one fine July morning, the only persons in Quebec that knew her destination were the priest who had brought Iberville the chart of the river, with its accurate location of the sunken galleon, Iberville's brothers, and Count Frontenac himself-returned again as governor.
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On the twentieth day after leaving Quebec they sighted islands, and simultaneously they saw five ships bearing away towards them.
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When the fog cleared away there was no sign of the Bridgwater Merchant and Iberville, sure that she had made the port of Boston, and knowing that there must be English vessels searching for him, bore away to Quebec with Gering on board.
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That day Iberville, protesting helplessly, was ordered away to France on a man-of-war, which had rocked in the harbour of Quebec for a month awaiting his return.
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I knew as much of the wilderness and the fur trade as any voyageur, and I had been twice to Quebec and other towns of Lower Canada.
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Thus five years passed way, and the closing of that uneventful period brings me to the opening proper of my story-to the mission that sent me five hundred miles down country in the dead of winter to Fort Garry, where the town of Winnipeg now stands, and thence more than a thousand miles eastward to Quebec.
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Fort Garry, where we had stopped for a few days after a fortnight's steady travel from the Churchill River, was a week's journey behind us, and we were likely to be another month in the wilderness before we should reach Quebec.
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The strange thing that was taking me to Quebec would not be ripe for accomplishment until the coming of the tardy June spring of the Canadas, which was as yet eight or nine weeks off.
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I need make no further mention of our journey through the wilderness to Quebec, where we arrived safely in a little less than four weeks.
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But I foresaw with distaste that I should probably be detained in Quebec until the summer months-since I was to await the arrival of a certain ship from England-and I entered that town with but a poor zest for my task.
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Examples of Quebec

Example #1
I met Mr. Muller in the express office the morning of sailing, about half an hour before the tender was to take the passengers to the ship.
Example #2
The writer had many thoughts in this line suggested to him by an incident, with which he was connected, in the life of George Muller.
Example #3
Tradition mentions the secret consecration of two Bishops of Pennsylvania before this time, but its authenticity is doubted, and the two men did not exercise any episcopal powers.
Example #4
An event which occurred on March 10th, is of more than local interest, in that it is the first unquestioned instance of the exercise of episcopal functions in the United States.
Example #5
At these preposterous demands Clay was especially indignant.
Example #6
The Commissioners met at Ghent, and spent five tedious months in that dull city.