Definition of Queen City in English:

Queen City


North American
  • The pre-eminent city of a region.

    ‘it was the undisputed Queen City of the entire Eastern Shore of Maryland’
    • ‘It's a historic day in the Queen City as the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center officially is dedicated.’
    • ‘Ohio University has published a catalogue of the museum's permanent exhibition entitled The Cincinnati Wing: The Story of Art in the Queen City.’
    • ‘Now, with artistic director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and co-associate artistic directors Patricia McBride and Jerri Kumery, the company is proving to be the artistic jewel in the crown of this Queen City.’
    • ‘The transaction spree caught folks off guard in the Queen City and had fans dreaming of joining the division's upper crust.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Well, I was visiting my relations in the warm, down-home community of Springfield, MO, Queen City Of The Ozarks.’
    • ‘Known as New Rome and the Queen City, it had been built to impress, its magnificent public monuments, decorated with statuary set in an elegant classical urban landscape.’
    • ‘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.’