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  1. Quebec, Canada (approved for postal use).
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  1. previous question.
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  1. Province of Quebec.
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Examples from the Web for pq

Historical Examples

  • 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


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