Relating to, occurring in, or characteristic of the middle period of the reign of Queen Victoria in Great Britain (1837-1901), a period known for rigid social standards.
1. One living in this period: "The mid-Victorians had moral zeal but no religion" (Keith Thomas).
2. One having rigid social standards.
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(Historical Terms) history Brit of or relating to the middle period of the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901)
(Historical Terms) a person of the mid-Victorian era
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(ˈmɪd vɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-)

1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the middle period, about 1850 to 1890, of the reign of Queen Victoria in England.
2. a person belonging to this period.
3. a person of mid-Victorian tastes or ideas.
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[ˈmɪdvɪkˈtɔːrɪən] ADJ (Brit) → de mitades de la época victoriana
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Its popularity grew from his instinctive tapping into what had become, by mid-Victorian times, a revival of the festive season.
Dafydd Hardy on 01248 371212 43 1 THIS lovely Mid-Victorian detached home is located in an idyllic rural setting and so enjoys magnificent views from every angle.
Sefton Park's beginnings date back to the mid-Victorian era, when French designer Edouard Andre brought his experience of working on parks in Paris to Liverpool.
Fraser's stories, detailing the adventures of mid-Victorian rogue Harry Flashman, are personal favorites, and so it was with deep sorrow that I learned of his death several years ago.
Built in the 1850 for the son of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, 28-30 Catherine Street, which sold for $945,000, is a mid-Victorian Second Empire--style with mansard roof and center stairway.
In the first pages of the introductory section to this anthology, significantly entitled "Why Classical Burlesque?" Monros-Gaspar illustrates the extent to which the Graeco-Roman world permeated all kinds of cultural manifestations in mid-Victorian times.
Serialization and the Novel in Mid-Victorian Magazines.
Target audiences include instructors, students, and researchers of history, particularly mid-Victorian British history, as well as those interested in boarding school education in the Victorian era.
Historian and cook Annie said: "Filming at the Black Country Museum brought a true taste of mid-Victorian life to proceedings.
This research enables Lucy Lethbridge to give a rich evocation of what it was like to be a servant (and a servant employer) from the mid-Victorian period onwards.
"It led me to build up a picture of what was happening in practice and some of the most surprising findings relate to the average duration of the marriages in mid-Victorian England - well over 30 years - the speed with which bigamy was detected and the propensity of divorcees as well as bigamists to lie about their marital status when remarrying!"