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Definition of Victoria

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 commonly refers to: Victoria (Australia), a state of...
- 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...
- The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for valour "in the presence of the enemy"...
- Victoria is a state in southeastern Australia. It is the second-smallest state with a land area of 227,444 km2 (87,817 sq mi), the second most po****ted...
- 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, Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Västergötland (Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée; born 14 July 1977) is the heir apparent to the Swedish throne...
- Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was German Empress and Queen of Prussia as the wife of German...
- Princess Victoria Alberta Elizabeth Mathilde Marie of Hesse and by Rhine (5 April 1863 – 24 September 1950), later Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of...
- Kingdom and the British Empire, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. The era...