vic·to·ria | \vik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə \

Definition of victoria 

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: a low four-wheeled pleasure carriage for two with a folding top and a raised seat in front for the driver


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Vic·to·ria | \vik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə \

Definition of Victoria (Entry 2 of 4)

1819–1901 Alexandrina Victoria queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837–1901)


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Definition of Victoria (Entry 3 of 4)

Tomás Luis de circa 1548–1611 Spanish composer


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Vic·to·ria | \vik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə \

Definition of Victoria (Entry 4 of 4)

1 city on the Guadalupe River in southeastern Texas population 62,592

2 city in southern British Columbia, Canada, on southeastern Vancouver Island population 80,017

Note: Victoria is the capital of British Columbia.

3 river 350 miles (563 kilometers) long in the northwestern part of the Northern Territory, Australia, flowing north and northwest to the Timor Sea

4 state of southeastern Australia; capital Melbourne area 87,884 square miles (228,498 square kilometers), population 5,354,042

5 or Hong Kong \ˈhäŋ-ˌkäŋ, -ˈkäŋ; ˈhȯŋ-ˌkȯŋ, -ˈkȯŋ \ city and port in Hong Kong special administrative region, China, on the northwestern part of Hong Kong Island population 992,000

Note: Victoria served as the capital of Hong Kong colony.

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Victorian \vik-ˈtȯr-ē-ən \ adjective or noun

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Happy to be back with the team and good win at the difficult stadium!👍🏻 Feliz de volver con el equipo y de sumar una victoria importante en un estadio muy difícil!, "Spanish Report Makes Incredible Claim That Arsenal Are Set to Offer £53m for Real Madrid Superstar," 15 Mar. 2018 Contento de haber jugado mi partido 💯 en la @premierleague y que haya sido una victoria!, "'He Loves Football': Ryan Mason Praises Tottenham's Erik Lamela & His Passion for the Beautiful Game," 3 Mar. 2018 VICTORIA, British Columbia — Two days before he was scheduled to die, John Shields roused in his hospice bed with an unusual idea. Catherine Porter Photographs And Video By Leslye Davis, New York Times, "At His Own Wake, Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death," 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of victoria


circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for victoria


Queen Victoria

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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