Definition of Quezon City in English:

Quezon City

proper noun

  • A city on the island of Luzon in the northern Philippines; population 2,679,500 (est. 2007). Established in 1940, it was the capital of the Philippines 1948–76.

Pronunciation

Quezon City

/ˌkāzän ˈsidē/ /ˌkeɪzɑn ˈsɪdi/

Origin

Named after Manuel Luis Quezon (1878–1944), the first President of the republic.