Definitions for quincyˈkwɪn zi, -si

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  1. Quincy, Josiah Quincy(noun)

    American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)

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  1. Quincy(ProperNoun)

    An American male given name transferred from the surname.

  2. Quincy(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. named after people with the surname.

  3. Origin: Norman surname of origin, from a place name Quincy or Quincey in France, ultimately derived from the Quintus - fifth born.

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  1. Quincy

    Quincy is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. Its nickname is "City of Presidents." As a major part of Metropolitan Boston, Quincy is a member of Boston's Inner Core Committee for the Metropolitan Area Planning Council. Its population in 2010 was 92,271, making it the 8th largest city in the state. Quincy is the birthplace of former U.S. Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, as well as statesman John Hancock, fourth and longest serving President of the Continental Congress. It was named after Colonel John Quincy, maternal grandfather of Abigail Adams and after whom John Quincy Adams was also named. The city is pronounced KWIN-zee, following the pronunciation of the family name, though both are generally mispronounced outside the area.

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  1. Quincy

    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.

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