[ kweenz ]


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


/ kwiːnz /


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

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For some reason, I had it in my mind that you were largely in India traveling the world, but I didn’t have you living in Queens as a teen.

From Ozy

Wilczek was raised in Queens, New York, the son of immigrants and the product of public schools.

I took a basic class twice, so had plenty of time to learn in the relative safety of a small parking lot in Queens, New York.

She also frequently consults and speaks on diversity, management and digital strategy, and fashions herself an expert on where to eat in Queens.

From Fortune

By the first week of September, city officials identified four potential hot zones in Brooklyn and Queens.

He first rose to prominence as a lawyer in Queens, who settled a boiling racial dispute over public housing in Forest Hills.

He was born in an apartment above the grocery store owned by his immigrant parents in South Jamaica, Queens.

In 2007, at Jamaica high school in Queens, teachers started calling 911 to get police to help them deal with disorderly students.

Branch grew up in Queens, NY, the daughter of an African American man and a Japanese woman.

Hughes, a middle-age black man from Far Rockaway in Queens, has never been a part of any protests himself but supports them.

Two queens of the snobocracy will entertain us at romping in the hay, with Sir Roger de Coverley to follow.

On the right and on the left reposed, each in a massy sarcophagus, the departed kings and queens of Spain.

Kings and princes had sought for his friendship; queens and princesses had lavished on him their sweetest smiles.

Without an ace, four kings, two queens and a knave are required in order to justify the declaration.

It must be a king and knave or two queens above the average if there is protection in three suits.





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