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Quebec

"Quebec" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Quebec" by people in this website by year, and whether "Quebec" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2008 and 2013
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