prop. n.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.
4.One of an American breed of medium-sized white hogs with a slightly dished face and very erect ears.
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 £10 a year.
Victoria green
(Chem.) See Emerald green, under Green.
Victoria lily
(Bot.) the Victoria regia. See def. 1, above.
Noun1.VictoriaVictoria - queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901 (1819-1901)
Synonyms: Queen Victoria
2.Victoria - (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike
3.Victoria - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
Synonyms: Victoria Falls
4.Victoria - a town in southeast Texas southeast of San Antonio
5.Victoria - port city and the capital of Seychelles
6.Victoria - a state in southeastern Australia
7.Victoria - capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island
Empress, Hanover, Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Queen of England, Queen Victoria
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