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Regina Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • the provincial capital and largest city of Saskatchewan

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • the provincial capital of Saskatchewan

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Regina Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Regina is the capital and second largest city of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is in the eastern prairie region of Western Canada. It is nicknamed "The Queen City" because it was named after Queen Victoria, i.e. Victoria Regina, in 1882, by her daughter Princess Louise, who was the wife of the then-Governor General the Marquess of Lorne.

Regina was also previously the seat of government for the North-West Territories, which were once formed part of today's Saskatchewan and Alberta provinces, and also of the District of Assiniboia. Regina is expected to enter a new period of strong economic growth due to Saskatchewan's agricultural and mineral resources coming into new demand.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League are the only professional sports team in Regina. They play their home games in Regina at Mosaic Stadium. Regina also has the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League and the University of Regina's Regina Cougars/Regina Rams of the CIS.

Meaning of the Name 'Regina'

  • Meaning: Queen
  • Origin: Italian
  • Gender: Female

Regina Sample Sentences in News

  • Regina Airport Authority announces new president and CEO
    A new face will soon be at the helm of the Regina airport. Read more on this news related to 'Regina'
  • Regina Airport Authority introduces new President and CEO
    "I'm not walking into something that's broken, it really is a well-oiled machine," said new Regina Airport Authority president and CEO Dick Graham. Read more on this news related to 'Regina'
  • Preview: Regina Pats at Moose Jaw Warriors
    Regina, Saskatchewan - The Regina Pats (33-20-4-4) open a home-and-home with the Moose Jaw Warriors (25-31-4-1) at Mosaic Place (7 p.m.) tonight. It's the fifth meeting of the season between the teams with the Pats holding a 3-0-1-0 record. Read more on this news related to 'Regina'

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