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Queen City

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Definition of Queen City in English:

noun

North American
The pre-eminent city of a region: it was the undisputed Queen City of the entire Eastern Shore of Maryland
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  • It's a historic day in the Queen City as the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center officially is dedicated.
  • A two day journey saw the group landing at Auckland, the Queen City of New Zealand and the country's largest metropolis, with nearly one million residents.
  • More than a week has passed since the University of Cincinnati pushed its relationship with basketball coach Bob Huggins to the brink, and things are getting ugly in the Queen City.

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