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A monarch named Queen Victoria, especially Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (reigned 1837-1901)
One of the six states of Australia, situated in the south-eastern part of the continent, with its capital at Melbourne
The British colony in what is now the Australian state of Victoria
Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa
A female given name

I never would have chosen the name Victoria but was secretly delighted by it. Amrita first suggested it one hot day in July and we treated it as a joke. It seemed that one of her earliest memories was of arriving by train at Victoria Station in Bombay. That huge edifice - one of the remnants of the British Raj, which evidently still defines India - had always filled Amrita with a sense of awe. Since that time, the name Victoria had evoked an echo of beauty, elegance and mystery in her.

The capital of Seychelles
Provincial capital of British Columbia (Canada)
Main town of the federal territory of Labuan (Malaysia)
{i} female first name; Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Queen of Great Britain from 1837-1901; family name; largest lake in Africa; capital of Seychelles; state in southeastern Australia; capital city of British Columbia (Canada); town in Texas (USA); capital city and seaport in Hong Kong; (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; (Botany) type of a water lily
given name, female, from Latin
orig. Alexandrina Victoria born May 24, 1819, Kensington Palace, London, Eng. died Jan. 22, 1901, Osborne, near Cowes, Isle of Wight Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and Empress of India (from 1876). The only child of Edward, duke of Kent, she succeeded her uncle, William IV, in 1837. She was first guided as queen by the Whig prime minister Lord Melbourne and then by her husband, Prince Albert, whom she married in 1840. Devoted to him, she accepted his decisions on all issues in the period sometimes called the "Albertine monarchy." They had nine children, through whose marriages descended many of the royal families of Europe. From 1861 Victoria deeply mourned Albert's death and thereafter made royal decisions as she believed he would have advised. She was frequently at odds with Prime Minister William E. Gladstone and welcomed his replacement by Benjamin Disraeli in 1874. Her reign, called the Victorian age, was marked by a period of British expansion and a restoration of dignity and popularity to the monarchy, as shown by her Jubilees of 1887 and 1897. She remains the longest reigning monarch in British history. State (pop., 2001: 4,822,663), southeastern Australia. It covers an area of 87,810 sq mi (227,420 sq km); its capital is Melbourne. The state's western and northwestern parts are sandy desert and lowland, while the central and eastern parts are highlands forming the southern end of the Australian Alps. The southwestern coastal region is known as Gippsland. The Murray River forms almost the entire boundary between the state and New South Wales. Australian Aboriginal peoples had lived in the region for at least 40,000 years before contact with Europeans. Some 60 years after Capt. James Cook first sighted its coastline (1770), the area was settled by immigrants from Tasmania, who brought in their wake diseases that decimated much of the Aboriginal population. Victoria became a separate colony in 1851. In 1901 it became a state of the Commonwealth of Australia. Boosting its economy is a highly productive agricultural hinterland. City (pop., 2001: metro. area, 311,902), capital of British Columbia, Canada. It is located on the southeastern tip of Vancouver Island, overlooking Juan de Fuca Strait. It was founded in 1843 by the Hudson's Bay Co. as a fur-trading post known as Fort Camosun; it was later renamed Fort Victoria to honour the English queen. It was selected as the capital in 1866 when Vancouver Island united with British Columbia. It is now one of the province's largest business centres and a tourist resort and retirement community. A major port, it is the Pacific headquarters of the Canadian navy. Seaport, urban district, administrative centre of Hong Kong special administrative region, China. It lies on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island (pop., 2001: 1,335,469). It has extensive wharves and is connected to the mainland by ferry and by automobile and railway tunnels. It is the chief administrative, commercial, and cultural centre of Hong Kong and is the headquarters for numerous international banks and corporations. Town (pop., 1997: metro. area, 24,701), capital of the Republic of Seychelles. Located on the northeastern coast of Mahé Island in the Indian Ocean, it is the only port of the archipelago and the only town of any size in Seychelles. It is the country's business and cultural centre. Victoria de Durango Alexandrina Victoria Joy Friederike Victoria Gessner Ciudad Victoria Great Victoria Desert Victoria Falls Manchester Victoria University of Victoria Mary Sackville West Victoria and Albert Museum Victoria Island Victoria Nile Victoria River Victoria Strait Victoria Lake Victoria Nyanza Victoria Tomás Luis de Victoria University of Woodhull Victoria Victoria Claflin
capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island a state in southeastern Australia port city and the capital of Seychelles a town in southeast Texas southeast of San Antonio a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901 (1819-1901)
(Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike
A light, low, four-wheeled, one horse carriage with a seat for two, a raised driver's seat and a folding hood They have no doors and have nearly continuous front and rear mudguards, which sweep down like a running board to form an entry step A popular ladies' carriage, partly through the snob-appeal of its name
A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria
The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil
An asteroid discovered by Hind in 1850; called also Clio
capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island
One of an American breed of medium-sized white hogs with a slightly dished face and very erect ears
queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901 (1819-1901)
A model of automobile manufactured by Ford Click for books on Ford Crown Victoria
Vocational Education and Training Act 1990
a state in southeastern Australia
Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a diameter of nearly two feet
A kind of low four-wheeled pleasure carriage, with a calash top, designed for two persons and the driver who occupies a high seat in front
The first post-war Victoria debuted in 1951, in the Ford Custom Deluxe series It was a 2-door hardtop and was an instant success The Victoria continued to be a 2-door hardtop through 1956 That same year a 4-door hardtop was introduced, and it was called the Fordor Victoria Starting in 1957 and continuing through 1962, a Ford 2-door hardtop was called the Club Victoria and a Ford 4-door hardtop was called a Town Victoria
a town in southeast Texas southeast of San Antonio
a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
port city and the capital of Seychelles
A type of carriage
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Victoria Cross
Britain’s highest military award, a bronze Maltese cross - For Valour
Victoria Day
A holiday commemorating the birthdays of Queen Victoria and the reigning monarch of Canada, falling on the last Monday before May 25
Victoria Falls
a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi river between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe
Victoria sponge
A type of sponge cake with a layer of jam sandwiched in the middle
Victoria sponges
plural form of Victoria sponge
Victoria's Secret
A retail marketer of women's clothing and beauty products, most recognizable as a marketer of bras and other lingerie, founded in San Francisco in 1977

She told him her Victoria’s Secret things were in the bottom drawer, to save him the trouble of searching for them.

Victoria Cross
British medal of achievement
Victoria Cross
A bronze Maltese cross, Britain's highest military award for conspicuous valor. the full name of the VC
Victoria Day
The last Monday before May 25, observed in Canada in commemoration of the birthday of Queen Victoria. a public holiday held in May in Canada
Victoria Day
{i} day celebrated in Canada on the Monday on or before May 24th commemorating the birthday of Queen Victoria
Victoria Falls
{i} large waterfall in south central Africa between Zimbabwe and Zambia
Victoria Falls
A waterfall, 108.3 m (355 ft) high, of south-central Africa in the Zambezi River between southwest Zambia and northwest Zimbabwe. The falls were discovered by David Livingstone in November 1855. a waterfall on the Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia in southern Africa, which is about 1.5 kilometres/1 mile wide and about 120 metres/400 feet high. It is one of the most popular places in Africa for tourists to visit. Waterfall, at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Approximately twice as wide and twice as deep as Niagara Falls, the falls span the entire breadth of the Zambezi River at one of its widest points (more than 5,500 ft [1,700 m]). There the river plunges over a precipice, split by islands and promontories, to a drop of 355 ft (108 m). Two national parks, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Mosi-oa-Tunya in Zambia, are adjacent to the falls. Victoria Falls was designated a World Heritage site in 1989. The first European sighting of the falls was in 1855 by David Livingstone, who named them after Queen Victoria
Victoria Island
An island of northern Canada, in the Arctic Archipelago east of Banks Island. It was discovered in the late 1830s and explored by John Rae in 1851. Third largest island of the Arctic Archipelago, Canada. About 320 mi (515 km) long and 170-370 mi (270-600 km) wide, it has an area of 83,896 sq mi (217,291 sq km). Discovered in 1838 by Thomas Simpson, it was named for Queen Victoria and was first explored by John Rae in 1851. Formerly part of the Northwest Territories, a portion of it was transferred to Nunavut in 1999
Victoria Land
A mountainous region of Antarctica bounded by Ross Sea and Wilkes Land. It was discovered by Sir James Clark Ross during his 1839-1843 expedition
Victoria Nile
A section of the Nile River, about 418 km (260 mi) long, between Lake Victoria and Lake Albert in central Uganda. River that forms the upper section of the Nile River. Some 260 mi (420 km) long, it issues from the northern end of Lake Victoria, then flows over the Owen Falls Dam, through Lake Kyoga, and over Kabalega Falls (118 ft [36 m]) before entering the northeastern corner of Lake Albert. It is about 300 mi (480 km) long
Victoria River
Longest river in Northern Territory, Australia. The Victoria River flows northwest for about 350 mi (560 km) to enter the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf of the Timor Sea. Its last 100 mi (160 km) are tidal. Captain J.C. Wickham of HMS Beagle reached the river in 1839 and named it in honour of Queen Victoria
Victoria Strait
Channel of the Arctic Ocean. It is located between southeastern Victoria Island and King William Island, off the northern Canada mainland in Nunavut. At about 100 mi (160 km) long and from 50-80 mi (80-130 km) wide, it connects Queen Maud Gulf with McClintock Channel and Franklin Strait
Victoria University of Manchester
Public university in Manchester, England. It has its origins in a nonsectarian college for men founded in 1851. It became a university in 1880, having established colleges in Leeds and Liverpool which later (1903) became universities in their own right. Ernest Rutherford conducted important research on atomic physics at Manchester, and one of the first modern computers was built there in the late 1940s. The university grants undergraduate and advanced academic and professional degrees in a broad range of subjects
Victoria Woodhull
orig. Victoria Claflin born Sept. 23, 1838, Homer, Ohio, U.S. died June 10, 1927, Norton Park, Bremons, Worcestershire, Eng. U.S. social reformer. She and her sister Tennessee Claflin (1845-1923) were raised in a family of traveling spiritualists. After Victoria's marriage (1853) to Canning Woodhull ended in 1864, the sisters opened a successful brokerage firm in New York. They founded Woodhull and Claflin's Weekly (1870), which advocated equal rights for women, a single standard of morality for both sexes, and free love. A splinter group of radical suffragists formed a political party in 1872 and nominated Woodhull for president with Frederick Douglass as vice president. In 1872 the sisters published the first English translation of the Communist Manifesto. For printing news of an alleged adulterous affair by Henry Ward Beecher, they were charged with libel but acquitted (1873). They moved to England (1877), where they lectured, worked for charities, and married wealthy Englishmen. Woodhull and her daughter published the eugenics journal Humanitarian (1892-1910)
Victoria and Albert Museum
a museum in central London that has valuable decorative objects of all styles and periods and from all over the world, such as paintings, glass, clothes, and jewellery. Museum of decorative arts in London. It was conceived by Prince Albert as a way to improve the standards of British design by making the finest models available for study. The core collection, consisting of objects purchased at the 1851 Crystal Palace exhibition, was originally called the Museum of Ornamental Art and was opened by Queen Victoria in 1857. A new building was later designed by Sir Aston Webb, and the museum was renamed when Victoria laid the cornerstone in 1899; it was opened to the public by Edward VII in 1909. It houses vast collections of European sculpture, ceramics, furniture, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, and musical instruments from medieval times to the present; remarkable Chinese ceramics, jade, and sculpture; the premier collection of Italian Renaissance sculpture outside Italy; and the outstanding national collection of British watercolours, miniatures, prints, and drawings. It is regarded as the world's greatest decorative-arts museum. Its branch museums include the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, the Theatre Museum, and the Wellington Museum
Victoria's Secret
famous chain of stores for women's lingerie
victoria crape
A kind of cotton crape
victoria cross
a British military decoration for gallantry
victoria land
a mountainous area of Antarctica bounded by the Ross Sea and Wilkes Land
victoria plum
a large red plum served as dessert
victoria plum
{i} large red plum that is usually served as dessert
victoria sandwich
a cake consisting of two layers of sponge cake with a jelly filling in between
Ciudad Victoria
City (pop., 2000: 249,029), capital of Tamaulipas state, northeastern Mexico. Founded in 1750, the settlement was renamed in 1825 for Mexico's first president, Guadalupe Victoria. In addition to being a distribution point in an agricultural region, it is a tourist destination and a centre for hunting, fishing, and swimming. The University of Tamaulipas was established in 1956
Great Victoria Desert
An arid region of south-central Australia sloping to the Nullarbor Plain on the south. Arid region, Western Australia and South Australia. Lying between Gibson Desert on the north and Nullarbor Plain on the south, it extends east from Kalgoorlie almost to the Stuart Range. Much of its eastern end is occupied by the Central and North West Aboriginal reserves. A vast expanse of sand hills, it is crossed by the Laverton-Warburton Mission Track, which links the mission station in the Warburton Range with Laverton, 350 mi (560 km) southwest. There are several national parks and reserves in the area, including the Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve and the Nullarbor National Park
Lake Victoria
{i} largest freshwater lake in Africa (located in East Africa)
Lake Victoria
the largest lake in Africa, which is surrounded by Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya. or Victoria Nyanza Largest lake in Africa and chief reservoir of the Nile River, east-central Africa. The southern half lies in Tanzania, the northern half in Uganda; it borders Kenya in the northeast. With an area of 26,828 sq mi (69,484 sq km), it is the second largest freshwater lake in the world (after Lake Superior in North America). It is about 210 mi (337 km) long, 150 mi (240 km) wide, and up to 270 ft (82 m) deep. Though the Kagera River is its largest tributary, the most important source of water for the lake is rainfall. Its only outlet is the Victoria Nile. John Hanning Speke, searching for the source of the Nile in 1858, was the first European to sight it. He named it for Queen Victoria; the Arabs had called it Ukerewe. Henry Morton Stanley circumnavigated it in 1875. It became a reservoir when the water level was raised after completion of Owen Falls Dam in 1954
Queen Victoria
the British queen from 1837 until her death, who also had the title "Empress of India". She was queen for 64 years, longer than any other British king or queen, during a period of great change. While she was queen, the UK became one of the richest and most powerful countries in the world, as a result of the growth of industry and the development of the British Empire. People think now of the "Victorian" period as a time of strict moral standards, when people were very serious, marriages were always permanent, and sex was never mentioned. Victoria was married to a German prince, Prince Albert (1819-1901)
Queen Victoria
(1819-1901) Queen of Great Britain during the end of the 19th century
University of Victoria
v. Public university in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, founded in 1903. It has faculties of arts and sciences, education, engineering, fine arts, graduate studies, human and social development, and law, as well as schools of business, music, nursing, and other specializations
ciudad victoria
a city in east central Mexico
great victoria desert
a desert region in south central Australia north of the Nullarbor Plain
lake victoria
the largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River
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    Silbentrennung

    Vic·to·ri·a

    Türkische aussprache

    vîktôriı

    Aussprache

    /vəkˈtôrēə/ /vɪkˈtɔːriːə/

    Etymologie

    [ vik-'tOr-E-&, -'tor- ] (noun.) circa 1864. Latin victoria "victory"; also a feminine form of Victor

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