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It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens.
Fran Drescher

Meaning of "Queens" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUEENS

Queens  [kwiːnz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUEENS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Queens is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUEENS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Queens

Queens

Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City, geographically adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the western end of Long Island. Coterminous with Queens County since 1899, the borough of Queens is the second-largest in population, with approximately 2.3 million residents in 2013, approximately 48% of them foreign-born; Queens County is also the second most populous county in New York State, behind neighboring Kings County, which is coterminous with the borough of Brooklyn. Queens is the fourth-most densely populated county among New York City's boroughs, as well as in the United States; and if each New York City borough were an independent city, Queens would also be the nation's fourth most populous city, after Los Angeles, Chicago, and Brooklyn. Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world. The differing character in the neighborhoods of Queens is reflected by its diverse housing stock ranging from high-rise...

Definition of Queens in the English dictionary

The definition of Queens in the dictionary is a borough of E New York City, on Long Island. Pop: 2 225 486.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUEENS


Clementines
ˈklɛmənˌtiːnz
Fiennes
fiːnz
greens
ɡriːnz
Grenadines
ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːnz
jeans
dʒiːnz
means
miːnz
microgreens
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌɡriːnz
Philippines
ˈfɪlɪˌpiːnz
scarpines
ˈskɑːpiːnz
smithereens
ˌsmɪðəˈriːnz
teens
tiːnz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUEENS

Queensberry rules
queenship
queenside
Queensland
Queensland arrowroot
Queensland blue
Queensland cane toad
Queensland lungfish
Queensland nut
Queenslander
Queenstown
Queensware

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUEENS

Amiens
Athens
Clemens
dickens
dozens
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gardens
gens
heavens
help screens
Homo sapiens
Horsens
lens
Owens
Rubens
siemens
spring greens
Steffens
Stevens
to vanish from the radar screens

Synonyms and antonyms of Queens in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «QUEENS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «Queens» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of Queens

Translation of «Queens» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUEENS

Find out the translation of Queens to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Queens from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Queens» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

皇后
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Queens
570 millions of speakers

English

Queens
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्वींस
380 millions of speakers
ar

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الملكات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Queens
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rainhas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুইন্স
260 millions of speakers

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Queens
220 millions of speakers

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Queens
190 millions of speakers

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Queens
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クイーンズ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

퀸즈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Queens
85 millions of speakers
vi

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Queens
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குயின்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्वीन्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Queens
70 millions of speakers

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Queens
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Queens
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Queens
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Queens
30 millions of speakers
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Queens
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Queens
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Queens
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Queens
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Queens

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEENS»

The term «Queens» is very widely used and occupies the 8.916 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEENS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Queens

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10 QUOTES WITH «QUEENS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Queens.
1
Michael Bergin
I spent two weeks prancing around a studio in Queens in my underwear with nine other guys. They were long days. But what the hell, it was Calvin Klein.
2
Jimmy Breslin
Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood.
3
James Caan
I remember at 16 years old, growing up in Queens, we were punks, but hey, when we went to the theater, we wore a shirt and tie! Similarly, I believe that to keep movie theaters in existence, they're gonna have to make 'em an event, have a couch, a table and drinks or something. Otherwise, there's no reason to get out of your bed!
4
Kool Moe Dee
In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day; its a whole different mentality from the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time - because you basically just know your neighborhood.
5
Fran Drescher
It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens.
6
Art Garfunkel
I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs. I can't remember us working it out.
7
James Gray
It's difficult because Manhattan is so fantastic, and it's 9 miles away, and all these cool rich people live there and have great lives, and you live in a semi-attached row house in Queens.
8
Steve Jones
I wouldn't mind working with Queens of the Stone Age, doing some guitar stuff on that. Even Arctic Monkeys. I'd like to do be a bit of guitar with them guys. I'll play on anyone's record to be honest with you.
9
Peter Jurasik
I was born in Queens, New York, which is a suburb of New York City.
10
JWoww
I graduated from college with a 3.92 GPA with a degree in computer programming and a BFA in fine arts and animation. My first job was painting a mural in the Grimaldi's in Queens.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUEENS»

Discover the use of Queens in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Queens and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love
Visit the Sweet potato Queens Web site at www.sweetpotatoqueens.com From the Trade Paperback edition.
Jill Conner Browne, 2004
2
Beauty Queens
From bestselling, Printz Award-winning author Libba Bray, the story of a plane of beauty pageant contestants that crashes on a desert island. Teen beauty queens. A "Lost"-like island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to emall.
Libba Bray, 2011
3
Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England
Considering topics as diverse as how Queen Elizabeth?s unmarried status affected the perception of her as a just and merciful queen to a reevaluation of ?good Queen Anne? as more than just an obese, conventional monarch, this volume ...
Carole Levin, R. O. Bucholz, 2009
4
Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a ...
The image, status and function of queens and empresses, regnant and consort, in kingdoms stretching from England to Jerusalem in the European middle ages.
Anne J. Duggan, 1997
5
Ancient Queens: Archaeological Explorations
Shedding new light on the division of power, the essays in this volume explore the variety of roles and assumptions about queens from the Americas to Eurasia.
Sarah M. Nelson, 2003
6
Mafia Queens of Mumbai
Smuggling, gun-running, drugs, terrorism for many decades, Mumbai has lived under the shadow of the Underworld. Dawood Ibrahim, Karim Lala, Varadara- jan Mudaliar: these are names that any Indian would recognise.
S. Hussain Zaidi, Jane Borges, 2011
7
The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England
Examines the history of the British royalty from 1066 to the present, including biographical sketches and tidbits of information on such interesting figures as Lady Jane Grey and Henry VIII.
Antonia Fraser, 2000
8
Drag Queens at the 801 Cabaret
A professor of womens studies teams up with a professor of sociology to present this animated romp through a time-honored American sub-culture, carrying readers backstage to witness the costumes, music, pomp and circumstance of Americas ...
Leila J. Rupp, Verta A. Taylor, 2003
9
Beauty Queens on the Global Stage: Gender, Contests, and Power
What literature there is on beauty pageants has mostly been limited to American pageants. This collection brings together studies of pageants in fourteen different cultures.
Colleen Ballerino Cohen, Richard Wilk, Beverly Stoeltje, 2013
10
Queens, Regents and Potentates
This series focuses on the exercise of power, influence and authority by particular categories, ranks and types of women in medieval societies, and by individual women; on the limitations, restrictions and inhibitions placed or assumed on ...
Theresa M. Vann, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUEENS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Queens is used in the context of the following news items.
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Man on wheelchair robs Queens bank for more than $1000
A man in a wheelchair took a Queens bank for a ride Monday afternoon, robbing it of more than $1,000, cops said. The heist happened about 2p.m. at the ... «New York Daily News, Jun 15»
2
Scream Queens premiere date revealed, Charisma Carpenter joins …
UPDATE: Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Charimsa Carpenter, who played mean girl Cordelia, has just been announced as Queens latest castmember, playing ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jun 15»
3
College Student in Queens Is Charged With Conspiring to Support …
A college student in Queens has been charged with conspiring to support a foreign terrorist organization after a monthslong investigation found that he was ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
4
Meet The Tiniest, Cutest Creature To Ever Be Born In Queens
Over in Queens, they've been slowly multiplying in captivity. A little pudu fawn was just born at the Queens Zoo, where we last saw a 1-lb. miracle back in 2013. «Gothamist, Jun 15»
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Suspect Killed by Police After Woman Is Fatally Shot Outside …
Gunshots were fired early on Tuesday in the parking lot of the Resorts World Casino in Queens. The police were called, and officers discovered a 55-year-old ... «New York Times, May 15»
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Three Cunard 'queens' in historic meetup
It was a big day for Cunard fans today in Liverpool, England as all three of line's ships met in the city for the first time. As can be seen in our photo tour of the ... «USA TODAY, May 15»
7
Rapper Chinx Fatally Shot in Queens
Queens-born rapper Chinx, real name Lionel Pickens, died Sunday from eight or more gunshots fired in close-range while he was sitting in his vehicle on ... «TIME, May 15»
8
'Minority Report,' 'Scream Queens,' and more: A look at Fox's fall TV …
Ten new series will debut next season on Fox, including the comedy-horror series "Scream Queens" from "Glee" producer Ryan Murphy, with veteran scream ... «Christian Science Monitor, May 15»
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Queens Village residents want to remember Brian Moore by naming …
QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens (PIX11) — Residents came out on Saturday to show their appreciation for fallen Officer Brian Moore's service to their community, ... «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, May 15»
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Thousands Mourn Young NYPD Officer Slain in Queens at Wake
Thousands of loved ones, law enforcement officers and dignitaries gathered on Long Island Thursday to remember the young NYPD officer fatally shot on the ... «NBC New York, May 15»

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