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[vik-troh-luh] /vɪkˈtroʊ lə/
a brand of phonograph. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The comfortable chairs were innumerable, and there was another divan, and a Victrola.

    Black Oxen Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • The movements may be executed to music, Victrola or piano being used.

  • Then I went over to the Victrola and set it going in a fox-trot, one of my favorites.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • "I think this will buy the Victrola—and some records, too," she said.

    Blue Bonnet in Boston Caroline E. Jacobs
  • I laid out my shaving things, and put a record on the Victrola.

    The Chamber of Life Green Peyton Wertenbaker
  • The other day I put on the Victrola a selection from "Die Walkyrie."

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • The Victrola had ceased its music—doubtless Katy had turned it off.

    The Deep Lake Mystery Carolyn Wells
  • The Victrola, at the end of a record and unattended, ran on with a shrill scratch.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • The hospital contained a piano, Victrola, pool table, and materials for playing all sorts of games.

    Trenching at Gallipoli John Gallishaw
  • Then she went to the Victrola and searched among the black disks.

    What Will People Say? Rupert Hughes
Word Origin and History for Victrola

1905, trademark of a phonograph, from Victor Talking Machine Co. Coined because it had "a sound suggestive of music," with ending from pianola.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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