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Quincy, a city in the state of Illinois, United States of America, standing on a high bluff of the east bank of the Mississippi, 160 miles north of St. Louis. Having a good river harbour, and being an important railway centre. the place is exceedingly prosperous. It contains ironworks, woollen- and paper-mills, and factories for making agricultural implements and sewing-machines.