Definition of Quezon City in US English:

Quezon City

proper noun

  • A city on the island of Luzon in the northern Philippines; population 2,679,500 (est. 2007). Established in 1940, it was the capital of the Philippines 1948–76.

Origin

Named after Manuel Luis Quezon (1878–1944), the first President of the republic.

Pronunciation

Quezon City

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