Queen


Queen

In singular form, Queen may refer to:

In government and monarchy

:"See also "
* Queen regnant, a female monarch, equivalent to the male title king; she is referred to informally in the third person as "The Queen"
** Beatrix of the Netherlands
** Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
** Margrethe II of Denmark
* Queen consort, the wife of a reigning king without equal power
* Queen dowager, a former queen consort whose husband has died or abdicated
* Queen mother, either a queen dowager, or a queen regnant who has abdicated, whose son or daughter has become the monarch

In arts and literature

* Queen (band), an English rock band
** "Queen (album)", the band's debut album
** "Queen II", the band's second album
* Queen (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs), a character in "Snow White and the seven Dwarfs"
* Queen (magazine), a British women's magazine
* "The Queen" (film), a 2006 film starring Dame Helen Mirren
* "", a book by Alex Haley and a 1993 TV mini-series based on that book
* Queen Records, a record label

In zoology

* Queen (insect),

In religion and folklore

* May Queen, the goddess of spring or a young girl chosen to personify her as part of a springtime celebration
* Mary, mother of Jesus, the Virgin Mary
* Queen Mab a dream altering succubus in the play Romeo and Juliet

In games

* Queen (chess), a chess piece
* Queen (playing card), a card or cards in a deck of playing cards or tarot cards

In popular culture

* Queen (automobile), three automobiles manufactured under the name "Queen"
* Queen (gay slang), a flamboyant or effeminate gay man
* Drag queen, a (usually male) entertainer dressed in woman's clothing
* Queen Bee (comics), a DC comics supervillain

ee also

* Queen Street, any of several streets
* Queen (TTC), a subway station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
* A size of bed
* Winter Queen (disambiguation)
* Queening (disambiguation)
* Queens (disambiguation) (including "Queen's")


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  • Queen II — Studioalbum von Queen Veröffentlichung 8. März 1974 Label EMI/Parlophone; Elektra, Hollywoo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Queen — Queen, n. [OE. quen, quene, queen, quean, AS. cw[=e]n wife, queen, woman; akin to OS. qu[=a]n wife, woman, Icel. kv[=a]n wife, queen, Goth. q[=e]ns. [root]221. See {Quean}.] 1. The wife of a king. [1913 Webster] 2. A woman who is the sovereign of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Queen II — Album par Queen Sortie 8 mars 1974 (UK) 9 avril 1974 (US) Enregistrement Août 1973 aux Studios Trident, Londres Durée 40:50 G …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Queen II — Álbum de Queen Publicación 8 de marzo, 1974 (Reino Unido) 9 de abril, 1974 (EE.UU.) Grabación Trident Studios Agosto, 1973 Género(s) Ópera rock …   Wikipedia Español

  • Queen — (engl. für ‚Königin‘) bezeichnet: queen consort, eine Ehegattin eines regierenden Monarchen queen regnant, eine aus eigenem Recht als Souverän regierende Monarchin meist als Synonym die amtierende britische Königin, siehe Elisabeth II. Queen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • queen — (kwēn) n. 1. a) The wife or widow of a king. b) A woman sovereign. 2. a) A woman considered preeminent in a particular field: »the reigning queen of hip hop. b) A woman chosen as the winner o …   Word Histories

  • queen — (n.) O.E. cwen queen, female ruler of a state, woman, wife, from P.Gmc. *kwoeniz, ablaut variant of *kwenon (source of QUEAN (Cf. quean)), from PIE *gwen woman, wife supposedly originally honored woman (Cf. Greek gyné a woman, a wife; Gaelic bean …   Etymology dictionary

  • queen — [kwēn] n. [ME quen < OE cwen: see QUEAN] 1. the wife of a king 2. a woman who rules over a monarchy in her own right; female sovereign 3. a woman foremost or judged to be foremost among others in certain attributes or accomplishments, as… …   English World dictionary

  • queen|ly — «KWEEN lee», adjective, li|er, li|est, adverb. –adj. 1. of a queen; fit for a queen: »queenly rank or majesty. 2. like a queen; like a queen s: »a queenly bearing or presence, queenly dignity. You are a queenly creature, not to be treated as any… …   Useful english dictionary


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