from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western Illinois on a bluff above the Mississippi River. It is a trade, industrial, and distributing center. Population: 40,000.
- A city of eastern Massachusetts, an industrial suburb of Boston. John and John Quincy Adams were born here; the Adams homestead is now a national historic site. Population: 91,100.
- Quincy, Josiah 1744-1775. American Revolutionary patriot who traveled to England to present the colonists' grievances (1774-1775). His son Josiah (1772-1864) was a U.S. representative from Massachusetts (1804-1813) who opposed involvement in the War of 1812 and served as mayor of Boston (1823-1829) and president of Harvard University (1829-1845).
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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. An American male given name transferred from the surname.
- proper n. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. named after people with the surname.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)
QUINCY - A veterans 'home in the Mississippi River city of Quincy will be getting state help with $2.4 million in improvements.
Friday, April 10, 2009 at 12: 05 p.m. QUINCY, Illinois - A late Thursday night fire at 3rd and Hampshire in Quincy left major damage to the Peppco uniform company and the Grandview Church youth ministry building.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 at 3: 44 p.m. QUINCY, ILL -- There is good news tonight about the mail sorting center in Quincy.
Quigg and Keskinidis, pleaded not guilty Monday in Quincy District Court to breaking and entering during the day, larceny of more than $250 and wanton destruction of property worth more than $250.
Bill Brady told an audience in Quincy, Ill. that he would balance the state's devastated budget in his first year in office.
Across America, and here in Quincy Massachusetts, people took to the streets — and celebrated.
With an unassuming name, this U.S. pilot who was born in Quincy, Illinois, was the captain who dropped the first atomic bomb from his plane, the Enola Gay (named after his mother), on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.
Obama will be speechifying in Quincy (IL) this coming week.
No, this isn't a promising scenario, but happily we're not quite in Quincy punk rock episode territory here.
Later Wednesday the president is scheduled to speak about the need to pass financial reform at an event in Quincy, Illinois.