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mid-Victorian

Syllabification: mid-Vic·to·ri·an
Pronunciation: /ˌmidvikˈtôrēən
 
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Definition of mid-Victorian in English:

adjective

Of or relating to the middle of the Victorian era.
Example sentences
  • Inspired by Sir Henry Yule's mid-Victorian dictionary Hobson-Jobson, this book might even be better.
  • The initialled stone tablet probably marked the completion of a pair of river regulating reservoirs built in mid-Victorian times.
  • As it stands, John Baines as an allegory for mid-Victorian England only reinforces the significance of Bursley's wakes, Wombwell's Menagerie, and imperial modernity.

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