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Vic·to·ri·a 1

 (vĭk-tôr′ē-ə) 1819-1901.
Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and empress of India (1877-1901). Her reign was marked by the expansion of the British Empire and industrial growth, and her strict moral code had great influence on 19th-century British society.

Vic·to·ri·a 2

1. A state of southeast Australia on Bass Strait. Colonized by the British after the 1830s, it is Australia's most densely populated state. Melbourne is the capital and largest city.
2. The capital of British Columbia, Canada, on southeast Vancouver Island on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Founded in 1843 as a Hudson's Bay Company outpost, it grew rapidly during the Frasier River gold rush of 1858 and became the capital in the late 1860s.
3. The former colonial capital of Hong Kong on Victoria Harbor, a deep-water channel between the Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong Island.
4. The capital of Seychelles, on the northeast coast of Mahé Island on the Indian Ocean.
5. A city of southeast Texas southeast of San Antonio on the Guadalupe River. It was founded by Mexican settlers in 1824.


1. A low, light four-wheeled carriage for two with a folding top and an elevated driver's seat in front.
2. A touring car with a folding top usually covering only the rear seat.

[After Victoria.]


1. a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a folding hood, two passenger seats, and a seat in front for the driver
2. (Plants) Also called: victoria plum Brit a large sweet variety of plum, red and yellow in colour
3. (Plants) any South American giant water lily of the genus Victoria, having very large floating leaves and large white, red, or pink fragrant flowers: family Nymphaeaceae
[C19: all named after Queen Victoria]


1. (Placename) a state of SE Australia: part of New South Wales colony until 1851; semiarid in the northwest, with the Great Dividing Range in the centre and east and the Murray River along the N border. Capital: Melbourne. Pop: 5 713 000 (2013 est). Area: 227 620 sq km (87 884 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Lake Victoria Victoria Nyanza a lake in East Africa, in Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya, at an altitude of 1134 m (3720 ft): the largest lake in Africa and second largest in the world; drained by the Victoria Nile. Area: 69 485 sq km (26 828 sq miles)
3. (Placename) a port in SW Canada, capital of British Columbia, on Vancouver Island: founded in 1843 by the Hudson's Bay Company; made capital of British Columbia in 1868; university (1963). Pop: 80 032 (2011)
4. (Placename) the capital of the Seychelles, a port on NE Mahé. Pop: 25 500 (2004 est)
5. (Placename) an urban area in S China, part of Hong Kong, on N Hong Kong Island: financial and administrative district; university (1911); the name tends not to be used officially since reunification of Hong Kong with China in 1997
6. (Placename) Mount Victoria a mountain in SE Papua New Guinea: the highest peak of the Owen Stanley Range. Height: 4073 m (13 363 ft)


1. (Biography) 1819–1901, queen of the United Kingdom (1837–1901) and empress of India (1876–1901). She married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1840). Her sense of vocation did much to restore the prestige of the British monarchy
2. (Biography) Tomás Luis de. ?1548–1611, Spanish composer of motets and masses in the polyphonic style


(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman goddess of victory. Greek counterpart: Nike


(vɪkˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-)

1. 1819–1901, queen of Great Britain 1837–1901; empress of India 1876–1901.
2. Also called Hong Kong. the capital of Hong Kong, on the N coast of Hong Kong island. 1,100,000.
3. a state in SE Australia. 4,502,200; 87,884 sq. mi. (227,620 sq. km). Cap.: Melbourne.
4. the capital of British Columbia, on Vancouver Island, in SW Canada. 66,303.
5. a city in S Texas. 55,330.
6. the capital of the Seychelles. 23,000.
7. Lake. Also called Victoria Nyanza. a lake in E central Africa, in Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya: second largest freshwater lake in the world. 26,828 sq. mi. (69,485 sq. km).
8. (l.c.) a low, light, four-wheeled carriage with a calash top, a seat for two passengers, and a perch in front for the driver.
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Noun1.Victoria - queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901Victoria - queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
2.Victoria - (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
3.Victoria - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and ZambiaVictoria - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
Northern Rhodesia, Republic of Zambia, Zambia - a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
Zambezi, Zambezi River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
4.Victoria - a town in southeast Texas to the southeast of San AntonioVictoria - a town in southeast Texas to the southeast of San Antonio
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
5.Victoria - port city and the capital of Seychelles
Republic of Seychelles, Seychelles - a republic on the Seychelles islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1976
6.Victoria - a state in southeastern Australia
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Melbourne - the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center
7.Victoria - capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island
British Columbia - a province in western Canada


[vɪkˈtɔːrɪə] NVictoria
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