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Proper noun[edit]


  1. (historical) A port town in southern Ireland, now named Cobh.
  2. A hamlet in Alberta, Canada.
  3. A town in Maryland.
  4. A ski resort town in New Zealand, situated on Lake Wakatipu.
  5. A neighbourhood in Singapore.
  6. A town/city in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
  7. A town in Tasmania, Australia.

Usage notes[edit]

Queenstown in Ireland is one of many towns and cities that changed from British names during and immediately after the War of Independence in the early 1920s.