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Queens

[ kweenz ]
/ kwinz /
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noun

a borough of E New York City, on Long Island. 113.1 sq. mi. (295 sq. km).

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Definition for queens (2 of 2)

queen

[ kween ]
/ kwin /

noun

verb (used without object)

Origin of queen

before 900; Middle English quene, quen, Old English cwēn woman, queen; cognate with Old Saxon quān, Old Norse kvān, Gothic qēns < Germanic *kwēni-; akin to Old Irish ben, Greek gynḗ woman, Russian zhená, Sanskrit jani wife
Related formsqueen·less, adjectivequeen·like, adjectiveun·der·queen, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for queens (1 of 3)

Queens

/ (kwiːnz) /

noun

a borough of E New York City, on Long Island. Pop: 2 225 486 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for queens (2 of 3)

queen

/ (kwiːn) /

noun

verb

Word Origin for queen

Old English cwēn; related to Old Saxon quān wife, Old Norse kvæn, Gothic qēns wife

British Dictionary definitions for queens (3 of 3)

Queen

/ (kwiːn) /

noun

Ellery (ˈɛlərɪ). pseudonym of Frederic Dannay (1905–82) and Manfred B. Lee (1905–71), US co-authors of detective novels featuring a sleuth also called Ellery Queen
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