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PQ

1.
Quebec, Canada (approved for postal use).

p.q.

1.
previous question.

P.Q.

1.
Province of Quebec.
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  • AvautaPQ, large sealskin float; from avautang, sealskin float; -PQ, superlative.

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
  • Consider any path joining PQ, and moving with the fluid, so that the line contains always the same fluid particles.

    Lord Kelvin Andrew Gray
  • The word “cavalier”(PQ), like that of “roundhead,” was used as a term of ridicule or reproach.

    Edge Hill Edwin Walford
British Dictionary definitions for PQ

pq

abbreviation
1.
previous question

PQ

abbreviation (in Canada)
1.
(esp in postal addresses) Province of Quebec
2.
Parti Québécois
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