1a province in eastern Canada, whose capital city is also called Quebec, and whose largest city is Montreal. Quebec is the centre of French Canadian culture. Most of the population speak French as their first language, and there are laws forbidding the official use of English, for example in public signs. Many people in Quebec think that it should separate from the rest of Canada and become an independent country. People from Quebec are called Québécois, or sometimes Quebeckers.
2the capital city of Quebec province, and the centre of French Canadian nationalism
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.