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Victoria1 British & World English

A state of SE Australia; population 5,313,823 (2008); capital, Melbourne. Originally a district of New South Wales, it became a separate colony in 1851 and was federated with the other states of Australia in 1901

Victoria2 British & World English

(1819–1901), queen of Great Britain and Ireland 1837–1901 and empress of India 1876–1901. She succeeded to the throne on the death of her uncle, William IV, and married her cousin Prince Albert in 1840. She took an active interest in the policies of her ministers, but largely retired from public life after Prince Albert’s death in 1861. Her reign was the longest in British history

Victoria in victoria British & World English

A light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a collapsible hood, seats for two passengers, and an elevated driver’s seat in front

Victoria in Victoria lily British & World English

A tropical South American water lily which has gigantic floating leaves with raised sides

victoria British & World English

A light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a collapsible hood, seats for two passengers, and an elevated driver’s seat in front

Victoria, Lake British & World English

The largest lake in Africa, with shores in Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya, and drained by the Nile

Victoria, Tomás Luis de British & World English

(1548–1611), Spanish composer. His music, all of it religious, resembles that of Palestrina in its contrapuntal nature; it includes motets, masses, and hymns

Victoria Day British & World English

(In Canada) the Monday preceding May 24, observed as a national holiday to commemorate the birthday of Queen Victoria

Victoria lily British & World English

A tropical South American water lily which has gigantic floating leaves with raised sides

Victoria Nile British & World English

The upper part of the White Nile, between Lake Victoria and Lake Albert

Victoria Peak British & World English

A mountain on Hong Kong Island, rising to 554 m (1,818 ft)

Victoria plum British & World English

A plum of a large red dessert variety

Ciudad Victoria British & World English

A city in NE Mexico, capital of the state of Tamaulipas; population 278,455 (2005)

Victoria Cross British & World English

A decoration awarded for conspicuous bravery in the Commonwealth armed services, instituted by Queen Victoria in 1856

Victoria Falls British & World English

A spectacular waterfall 109 m (355 ft) high, located on the River Zambezi, on the Zimbabwe-Zambia border. Its native name is Mosi-oa-tunya, ‘the smoke that thunders’

Victoria Island British & World English

An island in the Canadian Arctic, in the Northwest Territories

Victoria Nyanza British & World English

Another name for Lake Victoria (see Victoria, Lake).

Victoria sponge British & World English

A cake consisting of two layers of sponge made with additional fat and filled with jam

Victoria de Durango British & World English

Full name for Durango.

Great Victoria Desert British & World English

A desert region of Australia, which straddles the boundary between Western Australia and South Australia

Victoria and Albert Museum British & World English

A national museum of fine and applied art in South Kensington, London, created in 1852 and having collections principally of pictures, textiles, ceramics, and furniture

Victoria sandwich in Victoria sponge British & World English

A cake consisting of two layers of sponge made with additional fat and filled with jam

Victoria Beckham in Spice Girls British & World English

An English girl band featuring Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, and Geri Halliwell, known for hit songs such as ‘Wannabe’ (1996)

Matilda Alice Victoria Wood in Lloyd, Marie British & World English

(1870–1922), English music-hall entertainer; born Matilda Alice Victoria Wood. She achieved fame for her risqué songs and extravagant costumes and took her act to the US, South Africa, and Australia

Victoria Mary Sackville-West in Sackville-West, Vita British & World English

(1892–1962), English novelist and poet; full name Victoria Mary Sackville-West. Her works include the novel All Passion Spent (1931). She is also known for the garden which she created at Sissinghurst in Kent and for her friendship with Virginia Woolf

Victoria2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(1819–1901), queen of Great Britain and Ireland 1837–1901 and empress of India 1876–1901

victoria Spanish-English

victory

Victoria Day English-Spanish

el lunes anterior al 24 de mayo, en que se conmemora el nacimiento de la reina Victoria

Victoria Cross English-Spanish

la más alta condecoración militar británica

victoria moral Spanish-English

moral victory

victoria pírrica Spanish-English

Pyrrhic victory

victoria moral Spanish-English

moral victory

victoria pírrica Spanish-English

Pyrrhic victory

¿Victoria te toca algo? in tocar Spanish-English

is Victoria a relation of yours?, is Victoria related to you?

Victoria Mary Sackville-West in Sackville-West New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Vita (1892–1962), English writer; full name Victoria Mary Sackville-West

fue una victoria muy cacareada in cacarear Spanish-English

there was a lot of crowing about the victory, it was a much-trumpeted victory

el equipo confía en la victoria in confiar Spanish-English

the team is confident of victory

su victoria sobre el equipo local in sobre Spanish-English

their victory over the local team


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