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Balmoral Castle - The Estate
... to the public, and are now open daily between April and the end of July, after which the Queen arrives for her annual stay ... Other properties on the estate include Birkhall, formerly home to Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, and used now by Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall for their summer holidays ... Craigowan Lodge is used regularly by the Queen's friends and family, and has also been used by the Queen while Balmoral Castle is being prepared ...
Queen's Award For Export Achievement
... The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for British businesses and other organizations who excel at international trade, innovation or ... The scheme was established as The Queen's Award to Industry by a royal warrant of 30 November 1965, and individual categories have been known in the past as The Queen's Awards for Export, Export Achievement ... includes an award for individuals, The Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion ...
Queen - Other
... Queen (slang), a slang term for a gay man Queen bed, a size of bed Queen (TTC), a subway station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada Queen (convict ship), a sailing ship ...
Queen's Westminsters - History
... It was formed on 31 December 1921 as the 16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster and Civil Service Rifles), The London Regiment by the amalgamation of the ... In 1922 it became the 16th London Regiment (Queen's Westminster and Civil Service Rifles) ... the King's Royal Rifle Corps, being renamed as The Queen's Westminsters ...
Queen's Award For Export Achievement - History
... The Queen's Award to Industry, the scheme's original title, was instituted by Royal Warrant in 1965, and first awarded in 1966, and it was only offered to ... The recommendations of a review in 1975 led to the scheme becoming The Queen's Awards for Export and Technology, with separate awards for outstanding achievement in each of the two fields ... The Queen's Award for Environmental Achievement was added in 1992 ...

More definitions of "queen":

  • (noun): Female cat.
    Synonyms: tabby
  • (noun): A competitor who holds a preeminent position.
    Synonyms: king, world-beater
  • (verb): Become a queen.
    Example: "Her pawn queened"
  • (noun): The only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs.
  • (noun): Especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males.
  • (noun): (chess) the most powerful piece.
  • (noun): Something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind.
    Example: "Paris is the queen of cities"; "the queen of ocean liners"
  • (noun): The wife or widow of a king.
  • (verb): Promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess.
  • (noun): One of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen.

Famous quotes containing the word queen:

    What a mysterious faculty is that queen of the faculties!
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    This queen will live. Nature awakes,
    A warmth breathes out of her. She hath not been
    Entranced above five hours. See how she ‘gins
    To blow into life’s flower again.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)