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Monarchs

  • Queen regnant, a female monarch, equivalent to the male title King; a reigning queen is often referred to as The Queen
  • Queen consort, the wife of a reigning king
  • Queen dowager or Queen Mother, a former queen consort whose husband has died or abdicated, her son or daughter having become monarch

For reigning monarchs titled Queen, see: Cleopatra is one of the most well-known queens regnant A queen regnant (plural queens regnant) is a female monarch who possesses all the monarchal powers that a king would have without regard to gender. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A Queen Dowager or Dowager Queen is a title or status generally held by the widow of a deceased king. ... Queen Mother is a title reserved for a widowed queen consort whose son or daughter from that union is the reigning monarch. ...

Armenian king Tigranes the Great. ...

Music

Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970 in London by guitarist Brian May, singer Freddie Mercury and drummer Roger Taylor, with bassist John Deacon joining the following year. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer, model, and Academy Award-nominated actress. ... Tsunami Bomb was a punk rock band from Petaluma, California that formed in 1998 and broke up in October 2005. ... Dancing Queen is the biggest hit single recorded by Swedish group ABBA, and as such is considered to be their signature song. ...

Arts and literature

Queen (originally The Queen) magazine was a British society publication established in 1862 that also gave birth to the first daytime commercial pirate radio station serving London, England. ... Queen: the story of an American family by Alex Haley and David Stevens is a partly factual historical novel which has served to bring back to the consciousness of many White Americans the plight of the Children of the Plantation - the offspring of black slave women and their white masters... The Queen. ... Queen Of Swords is a action-adventure television series set in California during the early 19th century. ... Queen Records was the Race Records (African American) of King Records. ... The Brothers Grimm version The Queen is a fictional character in the Brothers Grimm fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and the Disney animated film based on it. ...

Zoology

A queen is the only female insect in a hive that is fertile and egg laying; for example, a queen bee, wasp, hornet, ant, or termite. ... Binomial name Danaus gilippus (Cramer, 1775) The Queen (Danaus gilippus) is a North and South American butterfly in the family Nymphalidae (the brush-foots) with a wingspan of 2. ... Binomial name Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758 Synonyms Felis lybica invalid junior synonym The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal. ...

Folklore

  • May Queen, the Goddess of spring or a young girl chosen to personify her as part of a springtime celebration

May Queen is a term which has two distinct but related meanings. ...

Games and sports

Queen. ... The queen is a playing card with a picture of a queen on it. ... The Zerg Queen is a unit in the fictional StarCraft Universe. ... Queen is a character in the Sony PlayStation 2 game Suikoden III (Japanese: 幻想水滸伝, ). She is a member of the 12th Unit of the Harmonian Southern Frontier Defense Force. ...

Popular culture

  • Queen (automobile), three automobiles manufactured under the name "Queen"
  • Drag queen, a (usually male) entertainer dressed in woman's clothing
  • Drama queen, an overly dramatic person
  • beauty queen, the winner of a pageant, sponsored by a community, festival, school or industry
  • Homecoming Queen, an elected "queen" of a high school or college Homecoming celebration
  • Prom Queen, the elected "queen" of a formal dance held at high schools in the U.S.A. and other countries
  • A derogatory term for an openly homosexual male

Three automobiles have been marketed under the name Queen: Queen (Canadian automobile), built from 1901 to 1903 Queen (English automobile), built from 1904 to 1905 Queen (American automobile), built from 1904 to 1907 Category: ... Well-known drag artist Lypsinka. ... Mrs. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A Prom Queen is a woman who is elected to be, as the name suggests, queen of the prom. ... Homosexuality refers to sexual interaction and / or romantic attraction between individuals of the same sex. ...

Religion

  • Mary, mother of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, as known by several epithets, including "Queen of the World," "Queen of Heaven," and "Queen of Angels"

According to the New Testament, Mary (Judeo-Aramaic מרים Maryām Bitter; Arabic مريم (Maryam); Septuagint Greek Μαριαμ, Mariam, Μαρια, Maria; Geez: ማሪያም, Māryām; Syriac: Mart, Maryam, Madonna), was the mother of Jesus of Nazareth, who at the time of his conception was the betrothed wife of Saint Joseph (cf. ...

Queen size

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