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noun [countable] queen pronunciation in American English /kwin/
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  1. 1
    a woman who rules a country because she belongs to a royal family
    Queen Elizabeth
    Plans were afoot for a royal visit from the King and Queen of Spain.
    She was crowned queen in 1953.
  2. 2
    biology a large female insect that can lay eggs
    a queen bee
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  3. 3
    in a game of cards, a card with a picture of a queen on it
    the queen of hearts
  4. 4
    a woman who does something very well
    She was the queen of the dance floor.
    a Hollywood movie queen


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