[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
former name of Quebec province 1791–1841.
(from 1791 to 1841) the official name of the S region of the present-day province of Quebec Compare Upper Canada
[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/ noun 1. an uprising of 1837, quickly crushed by the British militia, against the British colonial administration in Quebec.
[loh-er-keys] /ˈloʊ ərˈkeɪs/ adjective 1. (of an alphabetical letter) of a particular form often different from and smaller than its corresponding capital letter, and occurring after the initial letter of a proper name, of the first word in a sentence, etc. Examples: a, b, q, r. 2. Printing. pertaining to or belonging in the lower […]
[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/ noun, Printing. 1. See under 2 (def 8). [keys] /keɪs/ noun 1. an often small or portable container for enclosing something, as for carrying or safekeeping; receptacle: a jewel case. 2. a sheath or outer covering: a knife case. 3. a box with its contents: a case of ginger ale. 4. the […]
- Lower-case letters
“Small letters”; letters of the alphabet that are not capital letters or upper-case letters.