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Quebec MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Quebec
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.567.176.791
Unique ID
D011792
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011792
Annotation
a province of eastern Canada
Scope Note
A province of eastern Canada. Its capital is Quebec. The region belonged to France from 1627 to 1763 when it was lost to the British. The name is from the Algonquian quilibek meaning the place where waters narrow, referring to the gradually narrowing channel of the St. Lawrence or to the narrows of the river at Cape Diamond. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p993 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p440)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/02/21
Quebec Preferred
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