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regina

[ ri-jahy-nuh, -jee- ]
/ rɪˈdʒaɪ nə, -ˈdʒi- /
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noun

(usually initial capital letter) the official title of a queen: Elizabeth Regina.

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Origin of regina

1450–1500; late Middle English, from Latin rēgīna
re·gi·nal, adjective

Definition for regina (2 of 2)

Regina
[ ri-jahy-nuh for 1; ruh-jee-nuh, -jahy- for 2 ]
/ rɪˈdʒaɪ nə for 1; rəˈdʒi nə, -ˈdʒaɪ- for 2 /

noun

a city in and the capital of Saskatchewan, in the southern part, in southern Canada.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “queen.”
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British Dictionary definitions for regina (1 of 2)

Regina1
/ (rɪˈdʒaɪnə) /

noun

queen: now used chiefly in documents, inscriptions, etcCompare Rex

British Dictionary definitions for regina (2 of 2)

Regina2
/ (rɪˈdʒaɪnə) /

noun

a city in W Canada, capital and largest city of Saskatchewan: founded in 1882 as Pile O'Bones. Pop: 178 225 (2001)
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