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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 "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 City Council to vote on bus fare hikes tonight
    While Saskatoon grapples with a transit lockout, Regina City Council is focusing on its bus service, too — including some big fare increases. The student delegation wants to see a universal bus pass system created that would be paid for out of students fees. Read more on this news related to 'Regina'
  • Rumble Appoints Mobile Industry Veteran Regina Sebring as Senior VP of Publisher Sales
    Rumble, which operates the first end-to-end mobile management system for publishers, has appointed Regina Sebring to lead the company's sales efforts as Senior Vice President of Publisher Sales. Read more on this news related to 'Regina'
  • Regina woman charged with attempted murder
    A 21-year-old Regina woman has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing that left a 49-year-old woman seriously injured last week. Read more on this news related to 'Regina'

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