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Victoria
Victoria Vic*to"ri*a, n. [NL.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil. 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. 2. 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. 3. (Astron.) An asteroid discovered by Hind in 1850; -- called also Clio. Victoria cross, a bronze Maltese cross, awarded for valor to members of the British army or navy. It was first bestowed in 1857, at the close of the Crimean war. The recipients also have a pension of [pounds]10 a year. Victoria green. (Chem.) See Emerald green, under Green. Victoria lily (Bot.), the Victoria regia. See def. 1, above.
Victoria
Victoria Vic*to"ri*a, n. One of an American breed of medium-sized white hogs with a slightly dished face and very erect ears.

Meaning of Victoria from wikipedia

- Look up Victoria, victoria, victória, or victòria in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Victoria most often refers to: Queen Victoria (1819–1901), Queen...
- Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her...
- Victoria (commonly abbreviated as Vic) is a state in southeastern Australia. It is the second-smallest state (after Tasmania), with a land area of 227...
- The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious decoration of the British decorations system. It is awarded for valour "in the presence of...
- Victoria is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast. The city...
- Victoria Caroline Beckham OBE (née Adams; born 17 April 1974) is an English fashion designer, singer, and television personality. She rose to prominence...
- Victoria Falls (Lozi: Mosi-oa-Tunya, "Thundering Smoke"; Tonga: Shungu Namutitima, "Boiling Water") is a waterfall on the Zambezi River, located on the...
- The Victoria and Albert Museum (abbreviated V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of applied arts, decorative arts and design, housing a permanent...
- Victoria Mary Atkins (born 22 March 1976) is a British Conservative politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Louth and Horncastle...
- Victoria and Albert refers to Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. It may also refer to: The Victoria and Albert Museum...