Definitions for québecoisˌkeɪ bɛˈkwɑ; Fr. keɪ bɛˈkwa; -bɛˈkwɑ, -ˈkwɑz; Fr. -bɛˈkwa

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Qué•béc•oisˌkeɪ bɛˈkwɑ; Fr. keɪ bɛˈkwa; -bɛˈkwɑ, -ˈkwɑz; Fr. -bɛˈkwa(n.)(pl.)-béc•ois

or Que•bec•ois or Qué•bec•ois

  1. (n.)a native or inhabitant of Quebec, esp. one whose native language is French.

    Category: Peoples

  2. (adj.)of or pertaining to Quebec or its inhabitants.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Québecois:

1870–75; < F; see Quebec , -ese

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Quebecois(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Quebec (especially one who speaks French)

  2. Quebecois(adj)

    of or relating to Quebec (especially to the French speaking inhabitants or their culture)

Wiktionary

  1. Quebecois(Noun)

    Any inhabitant or native of the city or province of Quebec, especially a French Canadian one.

    I am a proud Quebecois.

  2. Quebecois(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Quebec, or French Canada.

    Canadians have mixed views concerning whether the Quebecois people constitute a distinct nation.

  3. Quebecois(ProperNoun)

    The dialect of French spoken in the Canadian province of Quebec.

    I don't speak French and English; I speak Quebecois et Joual

Freebase

  1. Québécois

    Québécois is a word used primarily to refer to a French-speaking native or inhabitant of the Canadian province of Quebec. It may also be used, with an upper or lower case initial, as an adjective relating to Quebec, or to the French culture of Quebec. A resident or native of Quebec is usually referred to in English as a Quebecer or Quebecker. In French, Québécois or Québécoise usually refers to any native or resident of Quebec. Its use became more prominent in the 1960s as French Canadians from Quebec increasingly self-identified as Québécois.

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