Victoria definition

vĭk-tôrē-ə
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.
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Any of a genus (Victoria) of South American waterlilies (family Nymphaeaceae) with platterlike leaves up to seven feet wide and large, night-blooming flowers.
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(person) (born Alexandrina Victoria) 1819-1901; queen of Great Britain & Ireland (1837-1901): granddaughter of George III.
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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.
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A touring car with a folding top usually covering only the rear seat.
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The former colonial capital of Hong Kong on Victoria Harbor, a deep-water channel between the Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong Island.
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(astronomy) 12 Victoria, an asteroid.
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A city of southeast Texas southeast of San Antonio on the Guadalupe River. It was founded by Mexican settlers in 1824.
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The capital of Seychelles, on the northeast coast of Mahé Island on the Indian Ocean.
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A feminine name: dim. Vicki, Vickie, Vicky; equiv. Fr. Victoire, It. Vittoria, Sp. Vitoria.
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(Roman mythology) The Roman goddess of victory; equivalent to the Greek goddess Nike.
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A low, light four-wheeled carriage for two with a folding top and an elevated driver's seat in front.
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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.
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A four-wheeled carriage for two passengers, with a folding top and a high seat in front for the driver.
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An early touring automobile with a folding top over the rear seat.
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(place) State of Australia, in the SE part: 87,807 sq mi (227,420 sq km); cap. Melbourne.
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Hong Kong (the city)
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(place) Capital of British Columbia, Canada: seaport on SE Vancouver Island.
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(place) Capital of the Seychelles, on Mahé island.
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(place) Lake in E Africa, bounded by Kenya, Uganda, & Tanzania: 26,828 sq mi (69,484 sq km)
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(place) Island of the Arctic Archipelago, Canada, east of Banks Island: 83,896 sq mi (217,290 sq km)
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A type of carriage.
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A female given name.
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One of the six states of Australia, situated in the south-eastern part of the continent, with its capital at Melbourne.
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The capital of Seychelles.
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Provincial capital of British Columbia (Canada).
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Main town of the federal territory of Labuan (Malaysia).
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Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa.
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The City of Victoria, a settlement in Hong Kong often referred to as its capital.
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A town in Grenada.
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A city in Texas.
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(historical, Australia) The British colony in what is now the Australian state of Victoria.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
victoria
Plural:
victorias

Origin of victoria

  • After Victoria

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Victoria, from victoria (“victory"). Can also be interpreted as a feminine form of Victor.

    From Wiktionary

  • Named after Queen Victoria.

    From Wiktionary