Definitions for quincyˈkwɪn zi, -si
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Quin•cyˈkwɪn zi, -si(n.)
Josiah, 1744–75, American patriot and writer.
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 82,640.
Category: Geography (places)
Quincy, Josiah Quincy(noun)
American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)
An American male given name transferred from the surname.
Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. named after people with the surname.
Origin: Norman surname of origin, from a place name Quincy or Quincey in France, ultimately derived from the Quintus - fifth born.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a city in Illinois, U.S., on the Mississippi, 160 m. above St. Louis; a handsome city, with a large trade and extensive factories; is a great railway centre.