the ancient Roman goddess of victory, identified with the Greek goddess Nike.
1819–1901, queen of Great Britain 1837–1901; empress of India 1876–1901.
Gua·da·lupe [gwahd-l-oop, -oo-pee; Spanish gwah-thah-loo-pe] /ˌgwɑd lˈup, -ˈu pi; Spanish ˌgwɑ ðɑˈlu pɛ/ Manuel Félix Fernández, 1789–1843, Mexican military and political leader: first president of the republic 1824–29.
To·más Lu·is de [taw-mahslwees de], /tɔˈmɑs lwis dɛ/, 1548–1611, Spanish composer.
a state in southeastern Australia. 87,884 sq. mi. (227,620 sq. km). Capital: Melbourne.
a seaport in and the capital of British Columbia, on Vancouver Island, in southwestern Canada.
a city in southern Texas.
a port in and the capital of the Seychelles.
Lake Vic·to·ri·a, a lake in eastern central Africa, in Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya: second largest freshwater lake in the world; source of the White Nile. About 26,828 sq. mi. (69,485 sq. km).: Also called Vic·to·ri·a Ny·an·za [vik-tawr-ee-uhnahy-an-zuh, nee-, nyahn-zah] /vɪkˈtɔr i ə naɪˈæn zə, ni-, ˈnyɑn zɑ/ .
a former name for a seaport in and the administrative and commercial center of Hong Kong, on the northern coast of Hong Kong Island, facing the seaport of Kowloon.
victoria, a low, light, four-wheeled carriage with a calash top, a seat for two passengers, and a perch in front for the driver.
victoria, an open touring car having a folding top that usually covers only the rear seat.
victoria, any of several large-leaved water lilies of the genus Victoria.: Compare royal water lily.
a female given name.
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How to use Victoria in a sentence
When rescuers came for Ada Blackjack, she was alone except for a cat named Victoria, or Vic for short.The Woman Who Survived Two Years Alone in the Arctic | Fiona Zublin | December 9, 2020 | Ozy
Obviously there has been community spread of cases in Australia, not so much in Western Australia, more in Victoria, which had a fairly severe lockdown for quite a long period of time.One million text messages and betting on green hydrogen: A Q&A with Fortescue Metals CEO Elizabeth Gaines | Erika Fry | December 7, 2020 | Fortune
There was nothing particularly novel about Victoria’s containment strategy.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners says demand for health services nationwide has risen 15% since early March, and by 31% between September and October in Victoria.A city offers harsh lessons after emerging from one of the world’s longest lockdowns | Claire Zillman, reporter | October 28, 2020 | Fortune
I grew up going to the mall, going to Victoria’s Secret, trying on those add-two-cups bras.The cofounder of underwear startup Parade on why the era of Victoria’s Secret is over | Rachel King | October 25, 2020 | Fortune
He speaks while sipping a soda in the restaurant of the Residence Victoria in downtown Kisangani.
RELATED: Wing Span: The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (PHOTOS) Not everyone agreed with her assessment.I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show | Nico Hines | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Victoria VALENTINO (1970) The former Playboy Playmate met Cosby in 1970 at Café Figaro, a restaurant the comedian co-owned.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004 | Marlow Stern | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Victoria and Zoe Yin, who hail from Boston, were both deemed child prodigies at young ages.
Comedian David Mitchell and writer Victoria Coren announced their engagement in the Times, in March 2012.Benedict Cumberbatch Announces Engagement in The Times | Tom Sykes | November 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lady Victoria's earlier mood of colossal indifference had been dissipated by her son's return.
She rose with a smile as Lady Victoria emerged from the cottage at the upper end of the village.
None knew better than Victoria the value and rarity of a free and courageous soul.
She wished that Lady Victoria had made the appointment for the library, which was equally in tune with another side of her.
She was even meditating a retreat, inexplicably embarrassed, when an inner door opened and Lady Victoria entered.
British Dictionary definitions for victoria (1 of 4)
a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a folding hood, two passenger seats, and a seat in front for the driver
Also called: victoria plum British a large sweet variety of plum, red and yellow in colour
any South American giant water lily of the genus Victoria, having very large floating leaves and large white, red, or pink fragrant flowers: family Nymphaeaceae
British Dictionary definitions for Victoria (2 of 4)
a state of SE Australia: part of New South Wales colony until 1851; semiarid in the northwest, with the Great Dividing Range in the centre and east and the Murray River along the N border. Capital: Melbourne. Pop: 4 947 985 (2003 est). Area: 227 620 sq km (87 884 sq miles)
Lake Victoria or Victoria Nyanza a lake in East Africa, in Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya, at an altitude of 1134 m (3720 ft): the largest lake in Africa and second largest in the world; drained by the Victoria Nile. Area: 69 485 sq km (26 828 sq miles)
a port in SW Canada, capital of British Columbia, on Vancouver Island: founded in 1843 by the Hudson's Bay Company; made capital of British Columbia in 1868; university (1963). Pop: 288 346 (2001)
the capital of the Seychelles, a port on NE Mahé. Pop: 25 500 (2004 est)
an urban area in S China, part of Hong Kong, on N Hong Kong Island: financial and administrative district; university (1911); the name tends not to be used officially since reunification of Hong Kong with China in 1997
Mount Victoria a mountain in SE Papua New Guinea: the highest peak of the Owen Stanley Range. Height: 4073 m (13 363 ft)
British Dictionary definitions for Victoria (3 of 4)
1819–1901, queen of the United Kingdom (1837–1901) and empress of India (1876–1901). She married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1840). Her sense of vocation did much to restore the prestige of the British monarchy
(Spanish bikˈtorja) Tomás Luis de. ?1548–1611, Spanish composer of motets and masses in the polyphonic style
British Dictionary definitions for Victoria (4 of 4)
the Roman goddess of victory: Greek counterpart: Nike
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