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Victorian
American English: /vɪkˈtɔriən/
British English: /vɪkˈtɔːrɪən/

Translation of Victorian in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • The Little Brown book provides a fascinating study of life in Victorian times, its attitudes, squalor and suffering.
    • It is a place of prostitution and opium, and a home to the many hapless children orphaned by the double standards of Victorian society.
    • Lord Arthur Savile is a young, privileged pillar of Victorian society whose wedding day is soon approaching.
    Example sentences
    • Gone are the pompous, moralistic tomes full of Victorian values and happy endings.
    • I think they want to replace sex education with dark, Victorian values.
    • This was a vote for old-fashioned Victorian values, a belief in patriotism, the family, church and public service.

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