Origin of victorious
Examples from the Web for victorious
The West is packing up, victorious in battle but defeated in war.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley
Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman
November 15, 2014
Victorious Republican Gov. Nathan Deal boasted of his progress in reducing the number of incarcerated black men in Georgia.How’d the GOP Win? By Running Left
November 6, 2014
Founded in 1542, the town was the birthplace of the victorious Mexican War of Independence against Spain.The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende
February 26, 2014
She was victorious again and served one more term, which she decided would be her last.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election
January 23, 2014
Assessment is that a victorious Assad would be more dependent on Iran, increasing the threat facing Israel.Arab-Israelis Denied Nightclub Entrance
June 5, 2013
"Or any other man who ever bent a long-bow," cried his victorious adversary.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
It is not so correct to say that we shall be victorious as that we are so.The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Naturally, this threat had no effect upon the victorious blacks.Freeland
The victorious army of Aguilar is rapidly advancing against us.
The Christians paused for a moment in their victorious career.
- having defeated an adversarythe victorious nations
- of, relating to, indicative of, or characterized by victorya victorious conclusion
Word Origin and History for victorious
late 14c., from Late Latin victoriosus "having many victories," from victoria (see victory). Related: Victoriously; victoriousness.