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Monarchy

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Queen regnant A queen regnant (plural: queens regnant) is a female monarch, equivalent in rank and title to a king (title), king, who reigns in her own right over a realm known as a "kingdom"; as opposed to a queen consort, who is the wife of a reigning king; ...
, a female monarch of a Kingdom **
List of queens regnant This is a list of Queens who have ruled as Queen in many countries (Separate queens for separate countries). Included also are Pharaohs and Empresses, as well as other titles in case of smaller states (Grand Duchess, Archduchess, Duchess, Princess ...
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Queen consort A queen consort is the wife of a reigning king, or an empress consort in the case of an emperor. A queen consort usually shares her spouse's social Royal and noble ranks, rank and status. She holds the feminine equivalent of the king's monarchi ...
, the wife of a reigning king *
Queen dowager A queen dowager, dowager queen or queen mother (compare: princess dowager, dowager princess or princess mother) is a title or status generally held by the widow of a king. In the case of the widow of an emperor An emperor (from la, imperat ...
, the widow of a king *
Queen mother A queen mother is a dowager queen who is the mother of the reigning monarch. The term has been used in English since at least 1560. It arises in hereditary monarchies in Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several l ...
, a queen dowager who is the mother of a reigning monarch


Arts and entertainment


Fictional characters

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Queen (Marvel Comics) Quagmire Quagmire (Jerome Meyers), a villain from the Squadron Supreme universe and member of the Institute of Evil, first appeared in flashback in ''Squadron Supreme'' #4 and fully in ''Squadron Supreme'' #5, and was created by Mark Gruenwald ...
, Adrianna "Ana" Soria *
Evil Queen The Evil Queen, also called the Wicked Queen, is a fictional character and the main antagonist of "Snow White", a German fairy tale recorded by the Brothers Grimm; similar stories are also known to exist in other countries. Other versions of the Qu ...
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Red Queen (''Through the Looking-Glass'')Red Queen may refer to: Literature * Red Queen (Through the Looking-Glass), Red Queen (''Through the Looking-Glass''), a character in Lewis Carroll's ''Through the Looking-Glass'' (1871) * "The Red Queen's Race", a 1949 short story by Isaac Asimov * ...
* Queen of Hearts (''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'') * Queen, a character in the video game '' Deltarune''


Gaming

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Queen (chess) The queen (♕, ♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess Chess is a recreational and competitive board game played between two players. It is sometimes called Western or international chess to distinguish it from chess variant, ...
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Queen (playing card) 250px, Queen cards of all four suits in the French playing cards#English pattern, English pattern The queen is a playing card with a picture of a queen on it. In many European languages, the King (playing card), king and queen begin with the sam ...
, a playing card with a picture of a woman on it * Queen, a piece in
Carrom Carrom is a tabletop game of Indian origin. The game is very popular in Afghanistan and in the Indian subcontinent, and is known by various names in different languages. In South Asia, many clubs and cafés hold regular tournaments. Carrom is ...

Carrom


Music

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Queen (band) Queen are a British Rock music, rock band formed in London in 1970. Their classic line-up was Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar, vocals), Roger Taylor (Queen drummer), Roger Taylor (drums, vocals) and John Deacon (bass). T ...
, a British rock band ** ''Queen'' (Queen album), 1973 * ''Queen'' (Kaya album), 2011 * ''Queen'' (Nicki Minaj album), 2018 * ''Queen'', a 2017 album by
Ten Walls Marijus Adomaitis (born 19 January 1983), better known by his stage names Ten Walls or Mario Basanov, is a Lithuanian Lithuanian may refer to: * Lithuanians Lithuanians ( lt, lietuviai, singular ''lietuvis/lietuvė'') are a Balts, Baltic ethnic gr ...
* "Queen" (G Flip song), featuring Mxmtoon, 2020 * "Queen", a song by Estelle from the 2018 album ''
Lovers Rock Lovers rock is a style of reggae music noted for its Romance (love), romantic sound and content. While love songs had been an important part of reggae since the late 1960s, the style was given a greater focus and a name in London in the mid-1970 ...
'' * "Queen", a song by Jessie J from the 2018 album '' R.O.S.E.'' * "Queen", a song by Melvins from the 1994 album ''
Stoner Witch ''Stoner Witch'' is the seventh studio album by American rock band Melvins, released in 1994 through Atlantic Records. Recording The album was recorded with Garth "GGGarth" Richardson and Joe Barresi in 19 days at the A&M Studios in Hollywood. ...
'' * "Queen", a song by Perfume Genius from the 2014 album ''
Too Bright ''Too Bright'' is the third album by American singer Perfume Genius Michael Alden Hadreas (born September 25, 1981), better known by his stage name Perfume Genius, is an American musician. Hadreas's music explores topics including sexuality, his ...
'' * "Queen", a 2021 track by Toby Fox from ''
Deltarune Chapter 2 OST The music of '' Deltarune'' comprises multiple soundtrack album A soundtrack album is any album packaged in book form, like a photograph album An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a collection on compact disc (CD), Phonog ...
'' from the video game ''Deltarune'' * "Queen", a song by Tracey Thorn from the 2018 album '' Record'' * "
Q.U.E.E.N. "Q.U.E.E.N." (acronym of "Queer, Untouchables, Emigrants, Excommunicated, and Negroid") is a song by American recording artist Janelle Monáe featuring the singer Erykah Badu. It was released on April 23, 2013, as the lead single from Monáe's sec ...
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Queen Records King Records was an American label founded in 1943 by Syd NathanSydney Nathan (April 27, 1904 – March 5, 1968) was an American American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly ...
, a former subsidiary record label of King Records


Other uses in arts and entertainment

* ''Queen'' (magazine), a British women's magazine * '' Queen: The Story of an American Family'', a 1993 book by Alex Haley ** ''
Alex Haley's Queen ''Alex Haley's Queen'' (also known as ''Queen'') is a 1993 American television miniseries A miniseries (or mini-series) is a television show Image:MDR Kripo live.jpg, upright=1.35, A live television show set and cameras A television show – ...
'', a 1993 TV mini-series * ''Queen'' (2014 film), an Indian comedy film * ''Queen'' (2018 film), an Indian drama thriller * ''Queen'' (web series), an Indian political drama series


Places

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Queen, New Mexico Queen is an unincorporated community File:Entering Heinola, Minnesota.jpg, Sign at Heinola, Minnesota, Heinola, an unincorporated community in Otter Tail County, Minnesota An unincorporated area is a region not governed by a local municipal corpo ...
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Queen, Pennsylvania Queen is an unincorporated community File:Entering Heinola, Minnesota.jpg, Sign at Heinola, Minnesota, Heinola, an unincorporated community in Otter Tail County, Minnesota An unincorporated area is a region not governed by a local municipal corpo ...
, U.S.


Religion and folklore

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May Queen A May Queen of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada circa 1877 The May Queen or Queen of May is a personification Personification occurs when a thing or abstraction is represented as a person, in literature or art, as an anthropomorphism, a ...
, or Queen of May, a personification of the May Day holiday *
Queen of Heaven Queen of Heaven ( la, Regina Caeli) is a title given to the Virgin Mary Mary; arc, ܡܪܝܡ, translit=Mariam; la, Maria; he, מִרְיָם, translit=Miriam; cop, Ⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ, translit=Maria; ar, مريم, translit=Maryam; also ...
, a title of Mary, the mother of Jesus * Queen of heaven (antiquity), a title given to a number of ancient goddesses


Science

* Queen, a reproductive female caste in
eusociality Eusociality (from Greek εὖ ''eu'' "good" and social), the highest level of organization of sociality, is defined by the following characteristics: cooperative brood care (including care of offspring from other individuals), overlapping gene ...
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Queen ant A queen ant (formally known as a gyne) is an adult, reproducing female ant in an ant colony; generally she will be the mother of all the other ants in that colony. Some female ants, such as the ''Cataglyphis'', do not need to mate to produce offspr ...
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Queen bee The term queen bee is typically used to refer to an adult, mated female ( gyne) that lives in a honey bee A honey bee (also spelled honeybee) is a eusocial flying insect within the genus ''Apis'' of the bee clade, all native to Eurasia. They ...
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Queen (butterfly) The queen butterfly (''Danaus gilippus'') is a North and South American butterfly in the family Nymphalidae with a wingspan of . It is orange or brown with black wing borders and small white forewing spots on its Dorsum (biology), dorsal wing surf ...
, ''Danaus gilippus'' * Queen, an un-neutered female
cat The cat (''Felis catus'') is a domestic species In biology, a species is the basic unit of biological classification, classification and a taxonomic rank of an organism, as well as a unit of biodiversity. A species is often defined a ...


Transportation

* Queen (Canadian automobile), built from 1901 to 1903 * Queen (English automobile), built from 1904 to 1905 * Queen (American automobile), built from 1904 to 1907 * Queen station, a subway station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada * ''Queen'' (ship), the name of several ships ** ''Queen'' (East Indiaman) **


Other uses

* Queen (name), a given name and surname (including a list of people with the name) *
Queen (slang) In gay slang, queen is a term used to refer to a flamboyant or effeminate Effeminacy is the manifestation of traits in a boy or man that are more often associated with feminine Femininity (also called womanliness or girlishness) is a set of ...
, a slang term for a flamboyant or effeminate gay man *
Quaternary Environment of the Eurasian North Quaternary Environment of the Eurasian North, abbreviated QUEEN was an international and interdisciplinary research programme in the Arctic. QUEEN was established to understand the processes involved in environmental changes in the Arctic region b ...
(QUEEN), a climate research project in the Arctic *
Queen Fine Foods Queen Fine Foods is Australia's leading producer of pure vanilla extract Vanilla extract is a solution Image:SaltInWaterSolutionLiquid.jpg, Making a saline water solution by dissolving Salt, table salt (sodium chloride, NaCl) in water. The s ...
* Queen, a
bed size Standard bed sizes are based on standard mattress sizes, which vary from country to country. Bed sizes also vary according to the size and degree of ornamentation of the bed frame. Dimensions and names vary considerably around the world, with m ...
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Sabrina Frederick-Traub Sabrina Frederick (formerly Frederick-Traub; born 23 November 1996) is an English-born Australian rules footballer who plays for the Richmond Football Club in the AFL Women's competition. She was one of Brisbane's two marquee players for the ...
, Australian rules footballer nicknamed "Queen"


See also

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Queen of the South (disambiguation)Queen of the South may refer to: People * Queen of the South (biblical reference), an alternative title for the Queen of Sheba used in the New Testament * "Queen of the South", a nickname for Kyrgyzstani stateswoman Kurmanjan Datka Arts, entertainm ...
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Queen Street (disambiguation)Queen Street may refer to: Australia * Queen Street, Brisbane in Brisbane * Queen Street, Fremantle in Fremantle * Queen Street, Melbourne in Melbourne * Queen Street, in Woollahra, Sydney Britain * Queen Street, Cardiff in Cardiff, Wales * Queen ...
, any of several streets * Queenie (disambiguation) *
Queening (disambiguation)Queening may refer to: * In chess, the Promotion (chess), promotion of a pawn to a queen * The sexual practice of facesitting * The act of Cat#Reproduction, giving birth in the feline {{Disambiguation ...
* Queens (disambiguation), including "Queen's" *
The Queen (disambiguation)In the United Kingdom and fifteen other Commonwealth Realms, The Queen refers to: * Elizabeth II Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was bor ...
* Kween (disambiguation) * Winter Queen (disambiguation) *
Le Queen
Le Queen
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